Program Planning is an integral part of your academic career.
Here are some very useful tools that you can use while
creating an academic plan of study. A plan of study is useful
when determining which courses to take and when and it can also be
use to track your progress to graduation.
"The Catalog contains all programs offered by Drexel University
providing enrolled students with the information they need
regarding their chosen academic path and helping prospective
students make important enrollment decisions."
Masters Programs and Certificates - For new students who are
entering Fall, please visit the most current Drexel
For continuing students, please use this link and choose the year
you ENTERED the program: the Drexel University Catalog
The 'Term Master Schedule' (TMS) provides the most current
information and is the University's published course schedule for
the entire academic year. Graduate level courses
are INFO 500 classes and above. If you click on a section number in
the TMS, you can view the full course description, prerequisite
requirements, and other pertinent course information including
enrollment caps and seats avaialble. To see when
courses are typically offered (since not all courses are offered
every term in the various formats (Online/On campus)) please refer
to the 'Term Master Schedule' (which can also be accessed via
Please note that classes may appear to have more
seats open than actually available; seat availability on
the TMS may not update in real time.
Note: During fall you can see the full academic year using the
TMS. Upon admission we recommend that use the TMS to create your
academic plan for the year. If you would like to plan ahead, and
not all terms are showing on the 'Term Master Schedule,' you can
utilize the HISTORICAL course projections (these are subject to
change making your plan tentative). Here is where you can find
course projections: http://drexel.edu/registrar/scheduling/overview/
You may also utilize DegreeWorks via DrexelConnect to plan
out your coursework through to graduate (called a "Plan of Study").
Once you have created your Plan of Study, send it to your Graduate
Advisor so s/he can provide you with appropriate and constructive
For NEW MS LIS students: We recommend you begin your coursework
with INFO 522, INFO 521, INFO 520 or INFO 515.
For subsequent terms, we recommend taking the remainder of your
core classes. Please note that this is a recommendation only and
can be modified based on student preference and course
availability. Once you have satisfied a pre-req for a course, you
are eligible to register for that course in DrexelConnect.
For NEW MSIS students, we recommend you begin your coursework
with INFO 530, INFO 532, INFO 605, or INFO 614. If any/all of these
courses have been waived for you during the admissions process,
please begin with INFO 608 and your distribution requirements.
For NEW MS HI students: Students in the MSHI program should
begin with your coursework with either INFO 530 and/or INFO
For NEW MS SE students in the IST-MSSE program should begin with
core courses and consult with their advisor if they have questions
about their specific track.