Information Systems & Technology

About Program Degrees Offered and Application Requirements

York's multidisciplinary approach draws together faculty from across the university who offer unique perspectives on information technology and the human factors that go into its use.

You will study among a large number of leading researchers who are consistently funded by external agencies, within a School of Technology that already enjoys an excellent reputation for producing students with the most current knowledge about information technologies and their application in modern organizations.

Your MAIST degree will prepare for employment in a broad range of sectors such as the not-for-profit and public sectors, including health and education, and the private sectors including business, industry and information technology.

MA

Program Description

Program Components (including coursework)
  • Course work AND
  • Major research paper OR
  • Thesis
Average Program Length
  • Full-time - 5 term(s)
  • Part-time - 10 term(s)
  • Admission Requirements

    Offered
    • Fall Entry - available as a full-time OR part-time program
    Application Deadline(s)
    April 11, 2018 (Domestic Full-time Entry - Fall entry only)
    February 14, 2018 (International Full-time Entry - Fall entry only)
    Language Requirements
    Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)600
    Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)100
    IELTS (Academic Module)7.5
    York English Language Test (YELT)Band 1
    YUELILevel 6 with Distinction
    MELABOverall score of 85, no component score less than 80
    CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
    Minimum CPE ScoreC
    Minimum CAE ScoreB
    Number of Recommendations Required
    3
    Other Requirement(s)
    • Statement of interest
    • Resumé or CV
    Because the number of applicants greatly exceeds the number of positions available, meeting our minimum admission requirements is not a guarantee of admission.
    We encourage all applicants to submit complete documentation (including those submitted via MyFile - supplementary applications and referee recommendations) within two weeks of the application deadline. Review the Admissions process for timing.

    Completed Application Package means:

    1. Use York University's graduate studies online application
    2. Upload the required and supplementary documents and materials permitted for submission through MyFile. All other required documentation submitted by mail must be sent in a single package.
    Exception: official transcripts sent to York directly from previous educational institutions. Official transcripts must come directly from, and bear the unbroken seal of, the issuing institution.
    Mail or courier completed application package to:
    Mail

    York University
    Office of Graduate Admissions

    P.O. Box GA2300
    4700 Keele Street
    Toronto, ON
    Canada M3J 1P3

    Courier

    York University
    Office of Graduate Admissions

    W322 Bennett Centre for Student Services
    4700 Keele Street
    Toronto, ON
    Canada M3J 1P3