What will I learn?

The concentration in IT Strategy & Innovation supplements your MS in Information Systems & Technology with proven tools for pioneering successful digital business strategies in the competitive world of IT.

The industry-focused IT Strategy & Innovation concentration explores current information technology innovations and key business strategies for internet entrepreneurs, including how to create a successful internet startup. You’ll gain a substantive background in market research, product prototyping, internet marketing, and product development methodologies. Our distinctive practice-based curriculum offers a balanced blend of technology and management scholarship, addressing both sides of the professional spectrum. Students undertake technically focused, collaborative research with distinguished faculty-scholars who are practitioners and industry leaders in Information Systems and Technology and IT strategy.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Well-equipped research clinics and laboratories enable you to work directly on applied and academic research, including the IDEA Lab, Intelligent Systems Lab, and more.
Our GIS Club convenes students and professionals interested in geographic information systems (GIS) and informs the local community about the latest GIS workshops and conferences.

Which department am I in?

Center for Information Systems and Technology

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
US$71,280.00 per year
USD $1,980 per unit

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 December 2021

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Center for Information Systems and Technology

150 E. 10TH ST,

CLAREMONT,

California,

91711, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

CGU requires applicants to submit proof of a completed a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. The school also requires a minimum standard of a B average in undergraduate coursework (3.0 on a 4.0 scale).

For international students

CGU requires applicants to submit proof of a completed a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. The school also requires a minimum standard of a B average in undergraduate coursework (3.0 on a 4.0 scale).

A minimum TOEFL score of 75 iBT, IELTS score of 6.0 or Pearson PTE score of 50 is required to be considered for admission to CGU through the International Scholars Program (ISP). A minimum TOEFL score of 95 iBT, IELTS score of 7.0 with no sub-score lower than 6.5 or Pearson PTE score of 66 is required for direct-entry admission.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Claremont Graduate University

Being part of the reputable Claremont Colleges, students at CGU enjoy access to superior resources and services.

  • A pioneer in higher education
  • Offers students industry-specific courses
  • CGU faculty are widely recognized as leaders in their fields
  • All students are considered for merit-based fellowships