12 months
1546 USD/credit 46380 USD/year
1546 USD/credit 46380 USD/year
870 USD/credit 26100 USD/year
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The Information Systems program of University of Michigan - Dearborn  provides the knowledge and skills required to manage IT projects, oversee application development, and develop an organization's IT strategy. 

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The Information Systems program of University of Michigan - Dearborn   will prepare you to manage information systems functions, as well as the organizational challenges facing information systems managers. If you have a background in fields such as information technology management, computer science, electronics engineering -- or even if you simply have an aptitude for information technology -- we welcome your application. 

You can complete the MS-Information Systems in the evenings on campus, and several of the courses are also available online. You may enroll on a full- or part-time basis during the fall and winter semesters, and a few courses are available during the summer.  Many of our students enroll on a part-time basis, but full-time students can usually complete the program within 12 months.

Program Goals and Objectives 

Goal 1: MS-Information Systems students will acquire discipline-specific knowledge and competencies.

Objectives: MS-Information Systems students will:

  • Design an information system for an organization.
  • Evaluate security risks of an organization.
  • Use data to provide solutions to business questions.

Goal 2: MS-Information Systems students will develop effective communication skills.

Objectives: MS-Information Systems students will:

  • Communicate complex information technology concepts orally.
  • Communicate complex information technology concepts effectively in writing.

Goal 3: MS-Information Systems students will develop information technology strategy skills.

Objectives: MS-Information Systems students will:

  • Be able to assess the impact of information technology strategy on organizational effectiveness.
  • Manage information quality initiatives in organizations.
  • Programme Structure

    Courses included:
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Information Management
    • Enterprise Architecture and Networking
    • Information Assurance 
    • Information Technology Policy and Strategy
    • Business Intelligence

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    30 SCH


    On Campus, Blended

    Academic requirements

    GRE admission requirements GRE®
    GMAT admission requirements GMAT

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    To be considered for admission, you must have successfully completed the following:

    • The equivalent of a four-year US bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. 
    • A grade of “C” or better in an undergraduate course in college algebra, finite math, pre-calculus, or calculus.  (If you haven't yet met this requirement, we will work with you to complete an appropriate course either before or shortly after you have been admitted.)
    • GMAT or GRE test within the previous 5 years. Applicants with three years of professional work experience, a degree in business or engineering, or other credentials may be eligible to waive the GMAT and GRE. 

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      46380 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • National

      46380 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • In-State

      26100 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 12 months.

    Living costs for Dearborn

    1000 - 1500 USD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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