• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Students are exposed to the theory, research, and practical applications of numerous information systems areas including management information systems, database management systems, systems analysis and design, and data communications; and may take electives in general systems concepts, electronic commerce, business analytics, problem formulation, computer science, management sciences, research, and other related fields. 

The Master of Science in Information Systems offered by University of Texas Arlington is designed to prepare students for information systems careers in business and industry, as well as in government and nonprofit organizations.

Our graduate students are prepared for advancement in rewarding and challenging careers in such fields as business analyst, systems analyst, project management, systems design, and business analytics.  

Other College of Business graduate students can enhance their expertise in specific areas by using Information Systems, Operations Management, and Business Statistics courses as electives.

Accreditation

The programme is AACSB-International accredited and STEM approved.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Methods for Analytics
  • Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
  • Principles of Business Data Mining
  • Information Systems Project Management
  • Management of Information Technologies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are accepted after the published priority date, but for guaranteed consideration of admission submit the application by the priority date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30-33 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

Unconditional Admission

  • Applicant holds an earned bachelor's degree from an AACSB-accredited college or university, with a minimum GPA of 3.25 on the last 60 hours of undergraduate work and
  • GMAT total score is at least 520 with verbal and quantitative score at the 36th percentile or higher, on both.

Admission with Committee Review

  • Undergraduate and graduate GPA (overall, major, and last 60 hours) and program accreditation status of the applicant's degree granting institution
  • Score on the GMAT/GRE (including separate scores on the verbal and quantitative portions)
  • Applicant's professional work experience and professional certification/licensure; and
  • Letters of reference and personal statement provided by the applicant

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21026 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20796 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20796 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    9698 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9698 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Texas City

  • 882 - 1640 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

There are several different types of scholarships available to you at UTA. Our general academic scholarships are based on academic performance and available to new students pursing their first baccalaureate degree. You can find additional scholarships such as designated, departmental, private, and need-based scholarships through our scholarship system, MavScholarshop.

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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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.