New York City MIS Schools with Degree Program Summaries

Mar 05, 2019

The New York City area has roughly 15 colleges and universities that offer management information systems (MIS) programs. Get some information about the degrees and certificates and some quick facts for two of these schools to make an informed education decision.

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Schools in New York City with MIS Programs

Schools in and near New York City offer a range of options for students wishing to pursue MIS degrees. Bachelor's and master's degrees are the most common programs found in this field of study, though some schools also offer undergraduate and graduate certificates as well. Some programs are standalone, while others, typically those in business administration, offer MIS as an area of concentration.

Two New York City universities that provide these types of programs are discussed in detail here. Find information about specific degrees awarded in addition to the number of credits required and course topics explored for each program. Learn helpful facts about each school in the table in the following section.

  • Pace University is located directly in downtown New York City. Its MIS programs range from certificate to master's degree programs.
  • At St. John's University, students can enroll in 4-year degree programs focusing on MIS studies. The university is based in Queens, approximately 13 miles to the east of New York City's downtown area.

Comparison of Schools

While researching various MIS programs, it is a good idea to consider all factors about a college or university before choosing your program. Below are statistics and facts about each school's population, tuition, acceptance rate, graduation rate and more.

Pace University St. John's University
School Type 4-year, private not-for-profit 4-year, private not-for-profit
Total Enrollment (2017) 12,986* 21,340*
Campus Setting Large city Large city
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2018-2019) $45,280* $41,760*
% of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2016-2017) 95%* 100%*
Acceptance Rate (2017) 80%* 68%*
Retention Rate (2016-2017) 80% for full-time students* 83% for full-time students*
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (students who began in 2011) 54%* 58%*

Source: *NCES College Navigator

Pace University

This New York City MIS school sponsors an international honor society for management information systems students, Upsilon Pi Epsilon.

Certificate in Information Systems

Students in this 16-credit undergraduate management information systems certificate program learn the basics of programming and the data communications proficiency needed for entry-level employment.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Information Systems

Students enrolled in this 128-credit program learn essential skills in programming and database management. The MIS degree program includes Pace University's 10-course business core curriculum.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems

Course studies include database design, implementation and administration. Elective internships and a combined B.S./M.S. track are available.

Advanced Information Systems Certificate

Students taking this 18-credit graduate certificate program learn about project management, business information communications and database administration systems. The 4-class curriculum builds on undergraduate management information systems studies.

Master of Science Degree in Information Systems

This program requires between 36 and 42 credits depending on the student's background in information systems. Concentrations in security management, telecommunications management or database administration end with a capstone project.

St. John's University

Students at this New York school can enroll in a dual-degree program that's geared toward information systems studies. Part-time and full-time options are available.

Master of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems for Managers

This program is also offered through the business college and is intended to strengthen the skills of current professionals in the field. Students will take 24 credits in the MBA structure and nine credits for the concentration. The program can be completed in three semesters of full-time coursework. Additionally, students can choose to finish their degrees in three years of part-time study.

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