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Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MS-MIS)

Admission Requirements

Students must possess a bachelor’s degree and meet or exceed the indicated requirement on either of the following formula:

  1. 200*overall UG GPA + GMAT greater than 1020; or
  2. 200* last 60 hours UG GPA + GMAT greater than 1080

In all cases:

  • Regardless of the total points, the minimum acceptable GPA: 2.5; minimum GMAT 420.
  • GRE will be accepted using the GMAT equivalents as established by ETS using most current GRE/GMAT comparison tool available. GMAT or GRE scores used for admission must be taken within the past five years. (REFERENCE: www.ets.org/gre/2008/9934/tool.html)
Exceptions:
  • Passage of select rigorous professional certification exams such as the Project Management Professional, MCSE and MCSD exams. In this case a rĂ©sumĂ© and personal interview required. Decision of Business Information Systems Department Admission Committee and/or Program Coordinator is final. or
  • At least 5 years of substantial relevant professional experience. In this case a resume and personal interview required. Decision of Business Information Systems Department Admission Committee and/or Program Coordinator is final.

Program Requirements

Competency in Object-Oriented programming, which can be met with prior coursework or experience.

Foundation Courses (4 graduate credits which may be waived with prior undergraduate coursework)

Graduate Courses

ACCT 7100 Accounting Methods and Reports or

MGMT 7303 Systems Development and Database Design

Undergraduate Equivalents

ACCT 2310 Principles of Accounting I and

ACCT 2330 Principles of Accounting II

MGMT 3307 Systems Dev Methodologies and

MGMT 4350 Business Data Mgmt Systems

Required Core Courses (33 graduate credits)

ACCT 7330 Managerial Accounting for Information Systems Specialists

MGMT 7304 Integrated Business Applications for Decision Making

MGMT 7305 Advanced Data Management Systems

MGMT 7307 Systems Analysis and Design Methods

MGMT 7308 Advanced Business Communications

MGMT 7312 Team Development

MGMT 7350 Information Systems Management

MGMT 7352 Emerging Technologies and Strategic Issues

MGMT 7353 Project Management (Capstone Course to be taken at the end of program.)

Electives (6 credits)

6 semester hours of approved electives including:

MGMT 7310 Management of Human Capital OR

MGMT 7313 Commercializing Innovations

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