Your Journey Starts Here

MS in Information Systems

 

Exploring Carey

Decide your career path at Carey Business School and explore options that will fit your academic and professional needs.

  • Explore Carey’s degree programs

    Explore Carey’s degree programs

    At Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, our MBA and specialized Master of Science programs are designed for students to advance business skills and thrive in the rapidly changing global market. International audiences based in China, please click here to view the video on YouKu.

  • Navigate the application process

    Navigate the application process

    Get a quick overview of the admissions requirements and tips to the admissions process for Johns Hopkins Carey Business School's full-time programs.

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  • Develop an understanding of the MS Information Systems program and the Carey student experience

    Develop an understanding of the MS Information Systems program and the Carey student experience

    Eric Jones (MS in Information Systems ‘08) recognizes the importance of developing connections across the world. As the director of government business development at AT&T, he helps the company connect with the Department of Defense and National Security to innovate their communication systems.

    International audiences based in China, please click here to view the video on YouKu.

 

Reaching Carey

Map your journey to success at Carey and engage with the community to create professional connections.

  • Prepare for transition to Carey

    Prepare for transition to Carey

  • Refine your academic/enrollment plan

    Refine your academic/enrollment plan

    • Review your program, degree requirements, and any prerequisites at a more detailed level.
    • Meet your academic advisor (1:1 or group).
    • Register for your fall cohort schedule.
    • Understand technical and soft skills within the industry, and determine plan to develop or refine through enrichment.
  • Prepare for success at Carey and understand community expectations

    Prepare for success at Carey and understand community expectations

    • Attend admitted student events and meet your program team (online or in-person).
    • Set up your JHU email account and check it regularly.
    • Attend International Orientation (if applicable).
    • Attend MS Academic Orientation.
    • Complete provided preparation recommendations (Online trainings on Quantitative Business Prep, MATLAB, Python, R, Tableau, etc.) through Orientation and LinkedIn Learning.
    • Become familiar with the Student Information System (SIS).
    • Apply for Disability Accommodations (if applicable).
  • See yourself as a future Master of Science in Information Systems alum

    See yourself as a future Master of Science in Information Systems alum

    • Review https://reimagine.jhu.edu/reimagine-you/ website.
    • Develop career and professional development goals and consider registering for the 8-week Professional Development for Career Success course.
    • Review anecdotal stories of Carey MS in Information Systems graduates about employment outcomes in our newsroom.
    • Once registered for classes, start to access JHU/Carey career resources and opportunities through Handshake and utilize VMock to build your business-ready resume.
    • Connect with peers who have similar interests.
    • Once registered for classes, explore mentoring opportunities through OneHop.
 

Navigating Carey

Utilize the tools Carey offers to drive your post-graduation goals.

  • Engage with your coursework

    Engage with your coursework

    • Engage with faculty and industry experts to understand the industry, trends, and technical elements.
    • Apply learning through experiential opportunities through coursework including real data sources and simulations.
    • Engage in team settings as well as in independent work.
    • Build your portfolio of practical experience (ex. Internship, pro bono project support)
  • Define career goals and engage in career education and development

    Define career goals and engage in career education and development

    • Build and use Handshake and LinkedIn accounts.
    • Utilize Career Development Coach office hours and appointments – sign up through Handshake.
    • Utilize VMock to build a business-ready resume and maintain a consistently updated resume in Handshake.
    • Participate in JHU-affiliated career fairs and hiring events.
    • Attend early Fall and continuous network and global programming – gain industry education and employer connections.
    • Attend career education and industry connection programming to build your professional network.
  • Stay informed by utilizing Carey Resources

    Stay informed by utilizing Carey Resources

    • Utilize and regularly check your JHU email account.
    • Update your local address and emergency contact information in SIS.
    • Use Degree Audit to track academic program progress.
    • Register for classes and select electives.
    • Fill out critical program-specific surveys from your Academic Program Manager.
    • Utilize the Student Success Center for the core quantitative course and writing assistance as appropriate.
  • Develop cultural competence and participate in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) programs

    Develop cultural competence and participate in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) programs

    The Community Consulting Lab provides a unique opportunity for students to put their business toolkit to work while developing key consulting skills such as business communication, effective teaming, and strategic problem solving with empathy. Diverse teams collaborate with community partners to deliver solutions with impact and grow local economies. International audiences based in China, please click here to view the video on YouKu.

 

Continuing with Carey

Celebrate your journey with fellow graduates and consider continuing your education at Carey.

  • Celebrate and share your successes

    Celebrate and share your successes

    • Report post-graduate outcomes in employment surveys.
    • Attend Graduation and celebrate with family and friends.
  • Remain engaged with Carey and JHU

    Remain engaged with Carey and JHU

    • Join an alumni network (such as Black Alumni Network, Women Alumni Network).
    • Create or update your OneHop profile and network with fellow alum and/or serve as a mentor for current students.
    • Set up an alumni email address and update contact information.
    • Participate as a speaker at information sessions for prospective applicants.
    • Connect us with your employer and post jobs at your company via the Carey Handshake Platform.
    • Refer candidates for Admission.
    • Participate in Career Development Office activities and alumni events.

    As a Johns Hopkins Carey Business School graduate, you are part of a lifelong community. Find out the benefits of staying connected from alumni Hao Yu.

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