Information Systems, M.S. (Cornell NYC Tech)

Field of Study

Program Description

Offered by the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute, the two-year MS in Information Systems immerses students in the core technical, human and business factors at the convergence of information and technology. Students receive training in entrepreneurship and innovation management and engage in extensive R&D projects with tech companies in New York City.

The Connective Media concentration focuses on the technology driving digital media, as well as the psychological, social and business forces at play in today’s connected media environment. Students are prepared to go into industry for software engineering/development, product development and user experience research, and data science at the convergence of communication, information, and media. Graduates are technologists with deep expertise in the human, social, and media aspects of technology.

The Healthier Life concentration emphasizes individual healthcare technology to promote healthier living. Students are trained to create better healthcare information systems, mobile healthcare applications, and medical devices for medical monitoring. Graduates are prepared for leadership roles in mobile/consumer health startups, insurance, hospital systems, 360-degree medical providers, health IT companies, healthcare cloud computing and data analytics companies, and foundations and nonprofits.

Contact Information

Phone: 212-309-9020

111 8th Avenue Suite 302 New York, NY 10011

Concentrations by Subject

  • connective media
  • healthier life


2017-2018: $52,612

Application Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

Fall: rolling but applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible

Requirements Summary:

Ideal candidates have a deep interest in people-driven technologies, and a strong academic background in a science or engineering discipline. Candidates without this academic background will still be considered but will need to show significant experience in programming, math and algorithms • all Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL Exam for Non-Native English Applicants • GRE general test • Two recommendations • For general questions regarding the or the admissions process, please contact Enrollment and Admissions Coordinator, Jenna Abbott. • To apply, visit