MS in Management Information Systems

The University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, USA
MS in Management Information Systems
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The UIC Liautaud MS in MIS is an advanced degree in the application of information technology to solve business problems
  • Forbes ranks information systems as the 4th-best master’s degree for jobs with a mid-career median pay of $95,500 with projected employment increase for common jobs associated with this degree at 23.3 percent
  • The main components of the curriculum consist of core knowledge in enterprise applications and infrastructure, database management and information systems management
  • Each student must complete the capstone experience as either a design project with an external company or organization or an independent research project
  • Areas of specialization: A student in the program may specialize in technical, managerial or a combination of the two areas. MIS courses are organized around three disciplines: Service Operations and Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Information Technology and Technology Project Management, and Data Mining focused on the finance and marketing sectors
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1881682 INR
Hostel & Meals844677 INR
Insurance98581 INR
Housing Application Fee3662 INR
Housing Technology Access Fee11718 INR
Graduate Student Fee137252 INR
International Credential Evaluation3662 INR
International Student Fee19042 INR
Total1118594 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants from all baccalaureate fields are encouraged to apply
  • The exact course requirements will be determined based on an individual’s baccalaureate field and work experience
  • All applicants must have had the following background course work: mathematics through the level of calculus covering integration and differentiation, and statistics through regression analysis
  • At least 3.00/4.00 for the final 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of undergraduate studies. Applicants with a master’s degree must have maintained a GPA of at least 3.00/4.00 in that program
  • Technical Prerequisites 
    • Business Object Programming using Java
    • Business Systems Analysis and Design
    • Business Database Technology
  • Business Prerequisites, Two introductory courses in any two functional areas of business:
    • Operations Management or Introduction to Operations Management
    • Introduction to Financial Accounting
    • Introduction to Finance or Introduction to Corporate Finance
    • Introduction to Marketing
    • Organizational Behavior or Introduction to Organizations
ExamsTOEFL: 80
  • With subscores of Reading 19, Listening 17, Speaking 20, and Writing 21

IELTS: 6.5
  • With subscores of 6.0 for all four subscores

PTE: 54
  • With subscores of Reading 51, Listening 47, Speaking 53, and Writing 56

GRE: Accepted

GMAT: Accepted

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