In Northeastern’s Master of Science in Information Systems, you will embark on an IT leadership pathway as a more-evolved, dynamic software engineer. Through an innovative curriculum and a rigorous academic program that is both broad and deep, you’ll become a problem solver who designs groundbreaking software solutions that fit within the complexities of the business world and solve the humanistic needs of the people who use them. This flexible degree program puts software at the forefront of the engineering paradigm to address the socio-technical needs of contemporary society. You’ll be prepared to go beyond simple programming to become a leader in information technology, delivering systems that are safe and secure and that help solve the world’s grand challenges. Your degree will involve a deep level of applied learning with hands-on case studies in every course and at least one required co-op experience in an industry of your choosing. You’ll also have the flexibility to tailor your degree to your professional goals through a number of available concentrations: General Information Systems User Experience Big Data Systems and Analytics Smart Contracts Intelligent Systems You’ll also build the crucial interpersonal skills you need to succeed in any industry, taking courses on business analysis, project planning, agile development, and quality assurance. Students with non-STEM bachelor’s degrees have the opportunity to earn a Master of Science in Information Systems in an accelerated time frame with Northeastern’s Information Systems Bridge Admissions Pathway.