Information Systems Management (MSM)

Information Systems Management (MSM)


Admission Requirements

  • GMAT (score of 500 or better preferred)
  • Undergraduate degree in Information Systems from an AACSB accredited institution or related field with a Pre-MBA minor
  • Undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 with successful course completion ("B" or better) in programming, database, or networking
  • Two letters of recommendation from undergraduate program director or faculty
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume

Application Deadline

  • July 15 for Fall enrollment
  • November 15 for Spring enrollment
  • April 15 for Summer enrollment

It is recommended that international students apply one month prior to these dates to allow time for admission and I-20 visa processing.  I-20 forms are processed by the Office of International Programs.


Additional Information

Foundation Courses - 6 credits
6200:601 Financial Accounting 3
6200:620 Strategic Marketing 3
MSM Core Courses - 12 credits
6500:675 Global Supply Chain Management 3
6500:652 Managing People in Organizations 3
6500:601 Business Analytics and Information Strategy 3
6500:678 Project Management 3
MSM Information Systems Core - 12 credits
6500:641 Business Database Systems 3
6500:643 Analysis and Design of Business Systems 3
6500:644 Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence 3
6500:640 Information Systems and IT Governance 3

Restricted Electives (choose 2) - 6 credits

6500:645 Software Development and Quality Assurance 3
6500:520 Management of Data Networks 3
6200:554 Information Systems Security 3
6700:695 Gateway Internship 3
6500:651 Management of Organizational Transformation 3
Total Core Credits 30
Maximum Requirement 36

Assistantship/Scholarship Information

All assistantships (and any fellowships) are awarded through the academic department. Students interested in obtaining an assistantship must apply. New students may indicate on their online application for admission that they would like to be considered for an assistantship. Current students must contact the academic department for application information. Each department may have different requirements for assistantship applicants, so all students should contact the academic department to determine these particular requirements. Only those students fully admitted to a master’s or doctoral degree-seeking program are eligible for a graduate assistantship. Students admitted as non-degree seeking or to a certificate program may not hold an assistantship.

Financial Aid Information

Paying for college is a vital part of the education process. It is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.

Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.


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