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AMSIS - Information Systems

Technology Programs Graduate Master of Science

Program Delivery

Online Program

Program Level


Degree Designation

Master of Science

Program Type



College of Graduate & Continuing Studies


Program Description

Program Director, Henry Collier.

The Information Systems master's program prepares students for technical and managerial jobs in the field of information systems. The skills and competencies developed in this program prepare graduates for technical positions such as systems analyst, information architect, database administrator, or the managerial position of chief information officer, project manager, or webmaster.

In the online Information Systems (M.S.), the successful graduate will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Analyze and manage the full development life cycle for information systems projects,

  • Assist, advise, and educate people who lack the technical knowledge to identify and solve problems within a selected application domain,

  • Identify, assess, and manage the resources that sustain an organization’s technical infrastructure,

  • Assess and manage the strategic alignment of the information services organization using corporate strategy and objectives,

  • Use quantitative evaluation techniques with large datasets to analyze organizational questions,

  • Identify, analyze, and solve problems within a selected application domain (e.g. healthcare, education, manufacturing).

Program Specific Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, or an equivalent degree from a foreign institution, as evaluated by WESIERFSpanTran, or CED.

    • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher

  • If English is not your first language, proof of English language proficiency is required. This can be demonstrated in one of three ways:

    • TOEFL - a minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 80 (Internet-based test) is required.

    • IELTS – a minimum composite score of 6.5 is required.

    • The applicant holds a baccalaureate or master’s degree from a college/university/institution in which the primary language of instruction was English.

All eligibility requirements are expected to be met unless noted in specific articulation agreements or memoranda of understanding (MOUs).

Up to 12-semester graduate credits for study conducted elsewhere may be awarded. Norwich complies with VA regulations and guidelines as it pertains to transfer credits.