Mid-Career MSIM Option
If you are a working professional who has five or more years of industry experience, consider the Master of Science in Information Management (MSIM) Mid-Career option. This course of study lets you to maintain your current job while you pursue the graduate degree you need to advance your career.
Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience in management or technology-related areas. Students in the Mid-Career MSIM option have come from organizations such as Boeing, Microsoft, the Seattle Times, AOL, Washington State Department of Transportation, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Starbucks, among many others.
Advance Your Career
The Mid-Career MSIM program prepares you to work on and lead your organization’s information management initiatives. At the same time, you get valuable opportunities to build your professional networks through the cohort structure, Capstone projects, and endless opportunities for interaction with our iAffiliate partners and leading employers in the information management space.
Flexible Course Schedules
Core classes for MSIM Mid-Career students are held evenings or Saturday morning, while most electives are scheduled in evenings or online, to provide you with the maximum flexibility in planning your program while meeting your work and personal commitments. Mid-Career students are also welcome to attend elective course sections offered weekdays.
Focused Learning with Specializations
Students may choose to focus their electives in a specialization area; both the Business Intelligence and Data Science specializations are available in the evening weekend/format. Or, students may choose electives across the breadth of the curriculum for a broad-based degree in information management. Learn more about specializations.
Go at Your Pace
You can complete the Mid-Career MSIM in one calendar year if you wish to finish quickly and are able to manage an accelerated course of study. It allows students to complete one specialization in addition to the core set of courses. Students can stay an additional year or more if they desire more depth in their learning experience or want to complete the program at a more moderate pace. A second year also allows students to complete a second specialization. The Mid-Career MSIM requires 36 credits to graduate. See degree plans.