Carnegie Mellon University

The Information Networking Institute (INI)

Master of Science in Information Networking


5000 Forbes Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. Information Networking

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Information Networking (MSIN) gives students a solid foundation in information networking and introduces students to management, strategic thinking and policy, with the opportunity to study each of these areas in greater depth through coursework and projects.

A curriculum option allows students to choose a Professional Track or Research Track to develop an area of specialization. MSIN students are well positioned to pursue leadership, technical and management positions in a variety of sectors and industries.

The MSIN curriculum consists of three main components: the core courses, electives and a curriculum specialization/research seminar.

The core courses establish the necessary background and a common competence level, and the elective courses build upon the core. Students can choose from a wide variety of technical and management elective courses according to their interests and career needs.

For the curriculum option, students have unprecedented flexibility to customize the program according to their career goals, whether they want to focus on an industry or specialized area of study.


Middle States

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL, no more than 2 years old, is required with applicants whose native language/mother tongue is not English.

Facts & Figures

In State Tuition (per year): 0 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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