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Master of Science in Information Systems - essay route

Program overview

The essay route is an avenue for graduate students who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in Information Systems by completing the required elective credits through conventional courses along with a 3-credit thesis essay. The essay provides a generalist rather than a specialist view and may be a comprehensive critical survey of aspects of integration (applications, IS organization, and technology).

When students are ready for the Masters' Essay course (COMP 696), they may select a faculty member below for their supervisor.

Students may elect to complete their program with 1 focus area.

Credits: 30-39

Advanced standing and transfer credits

Courses: 10-13


  • COMP 601 - Survey of Computing and Information Systems
  • Between 0-3 courses from the list of foundations depending on the background in computing of the student.

Core courses



Updated June 03, 2024 by Digital & Web Operations (