Organizational Informatics | Master of Science Degree
Information technology (IT) has revolutionized society and created industries that are vital to the world's economy, stability, and to human life. As a result of this growth and development, organizations are now presented with new opportunities and avenues for using IT to achieve their strategic objectives.
The Master's Degree in Organizational Informatics capitalizes upon these new opportunities and provides professionals with an education relevant to advancing their career. Organizational Informatics combines the interaction of technology with the human and organizational structures to support knowledge discovery, management and dissemination. It prepares career-oriented, working professionals in the areas of:
- Organizational Leadership
- Knowledge Management
- Evidence-based Decision Making
- Information Visualization & Presentation
- Project Management
- Organizational Dynamics
- Programming & Problem Solving
Learn more about the Master's in Organizational Informatics.
[NEW:] The Personal Potential Index (PPI) will be required to complete your application for admission. Visit SLU's page about the PPI evaluations and requirements or go to The ETS page to learn more about the PPI.
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|Fall: July 1 (International: May 1)||Transcript(s); Two (2) Letters of Recommendation; Undergraduate GPA above 3.00 or higher -- if a student possesses less than a 3.00 undergraduate GPA, the student may be admitted on conditionally; Resume; Professional Goal Statement; Three (3) years work experience & current part-time employement; Three (3) Personal Potential Index evaluations
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|Spring: Nov. 1 (International: Oct.1)
|Summer: April 1
Tel. No.: 800.734.6736
|Dean: Jennifer Kohler Giancola, Ph.D.
Admissions Coordinator: John Buerck, Ph.D.
Required Additional Application Information for International Students
- A completed Declaration of Financial Support packet with all accompanying documents
- TOEFL or IELTS scores
Check our English Proficiency Policy page for specific TOEFL and IELTS score requirements. You may also visit our international prospects, applicants and students page for more information about international application requirements.Applicant Criteria
- A committee examines and reviews the applicant and application wholly.
- An above-average GPA
- A review of GRE scores (if applicable)
- A review of TOEFL scores (for International applicants)
Organizational Informatics Application Review Process:
- Applications are reviewed by a committee of School for Professional Studies faculty members
Assistantship Application Deadline: February 1
Rankings/Honors: The Organizational Informatics graduate degree program is the first of two new master's degree programs offered by the School for Professional Studies with its first admitted students starting coursework in the Fall of 2010. | More about the School for Professional Studies
Credit Hours/Coursework: | The Organizational Informatics master's degree is a 36-hour program designed for working professionals wishing to pursue a professional master's degree while maintaining part- or full-time employment. | Master's in Organizational Informatics
Program Description: With courses offered in online and blended formats in an accelerated 8-week term, this program makes advanced education more accessible for working professionals. | Online Degree Programs
Careers Possibilities: Saint Louis University's Master's Degree in Organizational Informatics prepares you to pursue careers in today's dynamic multi-disciplinary work place. You will combine the use technology with organizational leadership to support knowledge discovery and dissemination, assisting the decision maker across a variety of academic disciplines and professional fields | Career Opportunities | Student Career Services
Curriculum & Program Details: The online information technology management degree program at Saint Louis University develops 12 competencies through project-based learning in the area of Organizational Informatics, with a specific emphasis on personal, interpersonal/group, organizational management, and technological competencies | The 12 Competencies
About the School for Professional Studies Faculty: The School for Professional Studies provides education to its students using top-quality, industry experts coming from a wide range of for-profit and not-for-profit employers and have a wide range of expertise. | SPS Faculty
Program Highlights: Rather than simply providing knowledge and skills across a set of unrelated courses, the entire curriculum is designed to assist students in developing themselves within several competency areas. Students will complete projects in their foundation courses that will be used in later courses within the program. You will be able to see how you have developed yourself within the program. | Professional Perspectives: School of Professional Studies blog