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Master of Science in Information Systems

The Master of Science in Information Systems program at the UW Foster School of Business in Seattle is a one-year, work-compatible, accelerated master’s program designed to train current and future business leaders in information systems management. Featuring courses in data mining and analytics, cloud computing, and information security, MSIS students are equipped with broad technical skills to be at the forefront of technological innovation. Our students approach technology as a disruptive force to manage the complexities of digital transformation.

Leveraging Foster’s deep relationship with Seattle’s unique, dynamic, and innovative business community, MSIS students will gain hands on experience solving complex, unstructured business problems while learning executive management principles in strategy, operations, and project management. MSIS is a STEM-designated program.

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Monique Smith
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“I did my undergraduate degree at Foster so I already knew it was a great school with a lot of great opportunities. I was attracted to the MSIS program because I knew I’d learn a good mix of technical and business knowledge.”

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Partha Ray
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“I achieved my promotion to the Director role halfway through the MSIS program!
I strongly believe that the MSIS theme of technology balanced with business needs has provided me with a great basis to further my career into an eventual VP / CIO role.”

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