With a Carnegie Mellon MISM degree, you'll see an immediate return on your investment. Better positions, better quality firms, better salaries, and better potential for advancement are the most often cited benefits from previous graduates. Top consulting, financial services, and technology firms most frequently hire our MISM graduates. The goal of the program is to position you for a career as a leader in IT management. We have a robust network of corporate recruiters to provide ample opportunity for achieving your career goals.
Students who have success in this program have demonstrated an ability to synthesize complex quantitative and qualitative concepts. Students tend to have a non-liberal arts undergraduate background that can vary from engineering, to IS, to physics. For more information on our student body, view the class profile.
Before you begin your online application, please carefully review the information below.
January 10– The application form must be submitted via the online application system by the deadline. Supporting materials sent by mail (if any) must be postmarked by the deadline. Our admissions committee cannot begin reviewing your application until we have received all of your application materials.
* If the class is not full after the deadline, we'll continue to accept applications until we have reached capacity. Scholarship opportunities after this deadline may be limited. Please contact the office of admissions if you are interested in submitting an application after the published deadline.
The fast-paced 12-month track (May to May) is for students with over three years professional work experience prior to the start of the program. 100% of our admitted students to the one-year track have relevant work experience and all have a passion for the application of technology in business. The one-year, May to May track is designed to position you for a fast-track career as a business technologist. MISM Application requirements.
The 16-month track is for applicants who will have less than three years of professional work experience at the start of the program. Students with less than three years of work experience at the start of the program perform a summer internship and complete the program in 16 months (mid- August through the following December).Over 60% of our admitted students in the 16-month track have relevant work experience. MISM Application requirements.
The MISM program offers a 4-semester program for students who want a global perspective infused in their MISM experience. The 21-month track offers students the chance to spend their first two semesters of study at Heinz’s Adelaide campus, complete a summer internship (in Australia or the student’s home country), and study for their final two semesters at our Pittsburgh campus. Over 70% of our admitted students in the 21-month track have relevant work experience. MISM Application requirements.
The MISM program offers a 3-semester (16-month) option for students who want to focus their studies on predictive modeling, GIS mapping, analytical reporting, segmentation analysis, and data visualization. Over 70% of our admitted students in the BIDA concentration have relevant work experience. MISM Application requirements.
Information for students who wish to apply to enroll as an exchange student abroad:
Exchange Program Application Instructions