Information & Knowledge Strategy (IKNS) 18 months Postgraduate Program By Columbia University |Top Universities
Subject Ranking

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Program Duration

18 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

87,912 USDTuition Fee/year

Application Deadline

15 Jun, 2023Application Deadline

Program overview

Main Subject

Business and Management Studies

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Blended

Whether you are an analyst or CEO – in the private sector, NGO, or a non-profit – you have at your fingertips a deluge of data and fast evolving analytical tools to gather intelligence about your own organization, your partners & competitors, and your customers. But how do you separate the signal from the noise? How do you use both the data and the human talent in your organization to arrive at smarter, more innovative management decisions? And how do you translate these insights into lasting change? Enter Columbia's Master of Science in Information & Knowledge Strategy (IKNS).

Grounded in the field of Knowledge Management , our inter-disciplinary curriculum will provide you with foundations in information science, organizational psychology, and change management as well as practical skills in project management and executive leadership to dramatically increase your impact – whether in your current organization or for a career pivot.

As an IKNS student, you will train under world-class faculty, including former and current executives from Accenture, Google, IBM, and NASA. And you will join a powerful, global alum network in coveted positions, including at Alphabet, Harvard Business Publishing, Nike, Pfizer, and The World Bank. Join us to study full-time or part time at a pace of your choosing – in online courses or on-campus right here in New York City.

Our curriculum  is flexible , designed to be completed by working professionals and career pivoters, and includes many elective courses which you can choose yourself from other graduate programs across Columbia University. The electives allow you to tailor your Ivy-League experience to fit your own intellectual curiosity and career objectives.

Columbia's IKNS Master of Science degree is STEM-accredited and offers International Students (F-1 visa) an opportunity for Curricular Practical Training during their studies (CPT) and 3 years of optional work experience in the US upon completing their degree (OPT). Lean more about the International Student experience and available resources here .  

Program overview

Main Subject

Business and Management Studies

Degree

MSc

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Blended

Whether you are an analyst or CEO – in the private sector, NGO, or a non-profit – you have at your fingertips a deluge of data and fast evolving analytical tools to gather intelligence about your own organization, your partners & competitors, and your customers. But how do you separate the signal from the noise? How do you use both the data and the human talent in your organization to arrive at smarter, more innovative management decisions? And how do you translate these insights into lasting change? Enter Columbia's Master of Science in Information & Knowledge Strategy (IKNS).

Grounded in the field of Knowledge Management , our inter-disciplinary curriculum will provide you with foundations in information science, organizational psychology, and change management as well as practical skills in project management and executive leadership to dramatically increase your impact – whether in your current organization or for a career pivot.

As an IKNS student, you will train under world-class faculty, including former and current executives from Accenture, Google, IBM, and NASA. And you will join a powerful, global alum network in coveted positions, including at Alphabet, Harvard Business Publishing, Nike, Pfizer, and The World Bank. Join us to study full-time or part time at a pace of your choosing – in online courses or on-campus right here in New York City.

Our curriculum  is flexible , designed to be completed by working professionals and career pivoters, and includes many elective courses which you can choose yourself from other graduate programs across Columbia University. The electives allow you to tailor your Ivy-League experience to fit your own intellectual curiosity and career objectives.

Columbia's IKNS Master of Science degree is STEM-accredited and offers International Students (F-1 visa) an opportunity for Curricular Practical Training during their studies (CPT) and 3 years of optional work experience in the US upon completing their degree (OPT). Lean more about the International Student experience and available resources here .  

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

100+
7+
3+

To learn more about the admissions requirements please visit sps.columbia.edu



15 Jun 2023
18 Months
Sep
  • Candidates are required to submit references or letter(s) of recommendation for acceptance
  • Candidates are required to submit an essay(s) for acceptance

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

87,912 USD
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International Students

87,912 USD
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