Information Systems

University of Memphis

12 months
887 USD/credit
695 USD/credit
503 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Information Systems program at the University of Memphis is the application of information technologies, including computers and communications networks, to business. A BIT degree appeals to students who wish to combine technology, business management, and communication skills in leadership positions.


The Department of Business Information and Technology in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics at the University of Memphis announces its Master of Information Systems Degree. This program is designated a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program. International students who graduate from the MSIS program are eligible to apply with the federal government to work in the U.S. for 36 months – without corporate sponsorship – after graduation.

No organization today can survive without a strong BIT Group and IS professionals. This degree is a designated Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) program that prepares students to become business and systems analysts, data analysts, systems and application designers, technology project managers, and more. 

The curriculum core focuses on business analytics, systems design that both extracts and utilizes this business data, and the techniques that assure the effectiveness of the user working with such systems.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that over the course of the next decade there will be a continued need for managers with technical skills. In the next two years alone, it is estimated that 1.2 million job openings will become available in STEM related fields and, currently, there are not enough graduates to fill the roles.


  • Systems Engineer
  • IT Project Manager
  • Computer/Network Security Consultant
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Business Analyst, IT

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Business Database Systems 
  • Systems Analysis and Design 
  •  Business Intelligence 
  •  Information Systems Management and Planning
  •  Mobile Application Programming 
  • Global Info Tech Management 
  •  Programming for Business 
  •  Web Site Development 
  • Cyber Ethics in IT 
  • Topics in Information Systems
  • Enterprise Networking and Security 
  •  Data Analytics for Business 
  •  Information Systems Projects 
  • Advanced Systems Analysis and Design 
  • Advanced Data Management 
  •  Advanced Business Computer Environments 
  •  Information Security Management 
  • Project/Change Management 
  • Advanced Project Management 
  •  Management of Software Testing
  • Software Testing Tools/Technology 
  • Problem Management Information Systems  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

The following Graduate School admissions requirements are minimum standards that identify the pool of master's level applicants from which each academic unit makes its selection. International applicants should consult "Admission of International Students" for further requirements.

  • Baccalaureate Degree.
  • Entrance Examinations
  • Program Requirements

For more information please visit the programme website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    887 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 887 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    695 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 695 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    503 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 503 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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