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Master of Science in Applied Information Science (Technion) & Master of Science Information Systems (Cornell) with a Concentration in Connective Media
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Program Length

2 Years
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Issued By

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology & Cornell University
Acquire two leading credentials and an unparalleled skill set while you build new technologies to connect people and reshape our world. Designed with input from Twitter, Facebook, Google, and The New York Times, this first-of-its-kind program from the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute combines the rigor of an Ivy League computer science and engineering program with an innovation lab approach to project-based learning. You’ll also round out your knowledge base to become a better builder and a bigger thinker with coursework on the human and social aspects of technology.


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Think, Build, Connect

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System Design on a Higher Level

The best product and software engineers understand the social theory behind their technology and ask questions of it.
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Build Tech for People

Build something meaningful and new, then test its viability with real users and investors.
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Connect IRL

Collaborate closely with students from other programs as well as industry leaders from New York’s tech community.
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Creating Technology for Humans

About the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Dual Master of Science Degrees with a Concentration in Connective Media

Connective Media is the computer science-centered study of the ecosystems formed when communication, information, and media converge—and the ways in which these ecosystems change how we behave as a society. This technical, dual-degree program educates a new generation of human-centric software engineers, new product developers, and technical user experience specialists to realize the full utility of connective media and constantly innovate new ways to develop and interact with it.

Our project-based, two-year curriculum centers on computer science and engineering and also draws on the disciplines of sociology, psychology, business, entrepreneurship, and design. The program provides exceptional preparation for myriad career paths in academia, industry, and the public sector that require a profound understanding of the human aspects of technology.

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Connective Media Specialization Project

Take a deep dive into a project that explores the very boundary of connective media technology. During this two-semester requirement, you will work closely with Cornell Tech faculty and research staff to conduct research on a specific topic or problem related to connective media and propose a tech solution to address it. Specialization projects take various forms but every project results in tangible, marketable experience and a completed project that will stand out on your resume.

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