M.Sc. On Campus

Management Information Systems

University of Pittsburgh

12 months
53000 USD/year
53000 USD/year
31280 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This program in Management Information Systems at the University of Pittsburgh equips students with both the technical and business skills needed to manage an organization's IT resources. 


The MS in Management Information Systems from the University of Pittsburgh can be pursued with a Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, as a dual degree with the MBA, or in a part-time format. 

Additionally, Katz students may enhance their degree with one of several certificate programs offered by the University of Pittsburgh's School of Computing and Information. There is a separate, additional application process required for students interested in pursuing a certificate. 

Student Clubs and Professional Organizations:

  • Business Technology Club
  • Consulting Club
  • Case Competition Club
  • Pittsburgh Technology Council

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Information Systems
  • Business Systems Platforms
  • Project Management Concepts and Processes
  • Database Management
  • Information Technology Governance
  • Human Factors in IS Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from any previous coursework
  • GMAT and TOEFL reports (or GRE or IELTS scores, if applicable)
  • There is one essay required as part of the online application. Essays should be no longer than one page, written in an essay format (no bullet points), and typed in Arial font.
  • You must also attach a résumé as part of the online application, typed in Arial font and printed in black ink only. This will help your résumé to look more professional.

Work experience

 No prior work experience or prerequisite courses are required. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    53000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 53000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    53000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 53000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    31280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31280 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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