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Information Systems

University of Washington

M.Sc.
12 months
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41320 USD/year
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The Information Systems program at the University of Washington Foster School of Business in Seattle is a one-year, work-compatible, accelerated master’s program designed to train current and future business leaders in information systems management. 

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Overview

The Information Systems program at the University of Washington is a one-year, work-compatible, accelerated master’s program designed to train current and future business leaders in information systems management. Featuring courses in data mining and analytics, cloud computing, and information security, MSIS students are equipped with broad technical skills to be at the forefront of technological innovation. Our students approach technology as a disruptive force to manage the complexities of digital transformation.

Leveraging Foster’s deep relationship with Seattle’s unique, dynamic, and innovative business community, MSIS students will gain hands on experience solving complex, unstructured business problems while learning executive management principles in strategy, operations, and project management. MSIS is a STEM-designated program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Technology and Organizational Strategy
  • Business Data Analysis
  • Operations and Business Process Management
  • Business Decision Models
  • MSIS Leadership Series
  • Introduction to Data Mining and Analytics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

44 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
92 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Past academic performance
We review each prospective student’s undergraduate history, taking note of the difficulty of the curriculum and the scholastic quality of the school attended. We also consider the applicant’s post baccalaureate academic experience, if any. Special attention is given to performance in courses taken in the Information Systems area.
  • General intellectual ability
We evaluate each individual’s performance on either the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), which provide a measure of the applicant’s general verbal and quantitative abilities. 
  • Managerial potential
  • Ability to communicate clearly, succinctly, and persuasively

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41320 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    41320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41320 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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