Master of Science [M.Sc] (Information Systems)
International Student Tution
- The Master of Science in Information Systems program at Northwestern University is a duration of 1-year.
- The MSc in Information Systems is a full-time and on-campus program.
- The program prepares students to advance their careers in IT management or to move into an IT career and progress to the management level.
- Artificial Intelligence
- Data Science
- Database and Internet Technologies
- Health Informatics
- Information Systems
- Information Systems Management
- Information Systems Security
- Project Management
- This program is designed for professionals who seek a hands-on, laboratory-based experience that will broaden and deepen their knowledge of new and emerging IT.
- The student-faculty ratio of this college is 6:1.
- The Graduation rate of Northwestern University is 94%.
- The average salary goes up to 112,210 USD after completing this program.
- The acceptance rate of Northwestern University is 9%.
- Northwestern University is ranked #29 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.
|Degree Type Offered||Master|
|Fees||$ 53064 for 2 years|
|Delivery Type||full time|
|Admission Intake||fall (Deadline - July 15)|
|Admission Intake||winter (Deadline - Oct 15)|
|Admission Intake||spring (Deadline - Jan 15)|
|Admission Intake||summer (Deadline - Apr 15)|
Eligibility & Entry Requirement
- Students must have a bachelor's degree in a related field received from an institution.
- Students are expected to have a strong quantitative and IT background before entering the program.
- Students required to maintain at least a 3.0 overall GPA.
- Students whose official language is not English are required to submit IELTS or TOEFL scores.
- Students are required to submit a copy of unofficial GRE or GMAT exam scores.
International students who currently or will hold a degree from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction, do not need to submit a TOEFL or IELTS score report
Required Document List
The Documents required are:
- Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
- Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
- College Transcripts - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
- Three confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics, and that references should submit along with the application system.
- ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, GRE or GMAT scores.
|fall||Jul 15, 2021|
|winter||Oct 15, 2021|
|spring||Jan 15, 2021|
|summer||Apr 15, 2021|
Fees & Funding
Tution & Application Fees
|Head||Avg Cost Per Year|
|Room and Board||$ 22000|
Times Higher Education 2021
Ranked #37 / 1001
Engineering [ International ]
Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids
|Name||Amount||International Students Eligible||Application Deadline|
|Chuan Ai Lu Engstrom Memorial Scholarship||$ 1000||No||Aug 1, 2020|
|KC Mahindra Scholarship||$ 5542||Yes||Mar 31, 2021|
|YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarships||Variable||Yes||Aug 1, 2021|
|Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program||Variable||Yes||Apr 23, 2020|
VISA & Work Study
International students can apply for a visa in the F-1 or J-1 category.
- International students must maintain full-time student status in order to maintain legal status with the United States government.
- It is obtained by presenting the Form I-20 to a US consulate or embassy and submitting an application for an F-1 visa.
- Students require to show proof of funding for at least the first year of study.
- Most Northwestern University international students have this visa status.
- The J-1 eligible students are either part of an established exchange program OR receive at least 50% of their funding from a source other than personal or family funds.
- The J-1 visa holder is receiving graduate medical education or training.
On-campus employment is limited to 20-hours per week when a class in session. However, these 20 total hours can be split between different types of employment, if authorized.
For example, a student working 15 hours per week on an assistantship is eligible for an additional five hours per week of other on- or off-campus employment (off-campus due to economic necessity). Full-time employment is allowed during official school breaks and annual vacation (i.e. summer quarter). Students will need a social security number to work on campus.
Career and Placement after Course
After this program, students have job opportunities as:
- IT Project Manager
- IT Consultant
- Chief Technology Officer
- Chief Information Officer
- IT Manager
- Computer Systems Analyst