Management Information Systems

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

12 months
21247 USD/year
21247 USD/year
6197 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science - Management Information Systems program offered by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, prepares graduates for professional careers in the management of information technology (IT). The MS MIS focuses on the application of technology to help achieve organizational goals and solve business problems. 


Management Information Systems students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, earn competency in IT, embedded in a business context, that provides them with well-rounded preparation for occupations in high demand. Recent graduates are pursuing careers in a variety of roles, such as business analyst, systems analyst, security analyst, IT manager, and systems administrator.

The MS MIS has been certified as a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) - Designated Degree Program by the Department of Education and maintained by the Department of Homeland Security. Under the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program, international students who graduate from colleges and universities in the United States are able to remain in the country and receive training through work experience for up to 12 months. Students who graduate from a designated STEM degree program can remain for an additional 17 months on an OPT STEM extension.

Learning Objectives

Students will have the ability to:

  • Interpret the role of information systems to enhance organizations.
  • Manage an information systems project.
  • Analyze business problems and apply technological solutions.
  • Work effectively with others in teams.
  • Communicate technological concepts to business executives and users.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Electronic Commerce
  • Data Management
  • Research Seminar in Information Systems
  • Information Systems Strategy
  • Information Systems Project Management
  • Data Communications and Systems
  • Systems Analysis, Modeling and Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


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

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).
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

  • Submission of a completed application and required application fee;
  • Submission of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions;
  • Evidence of having been awarded the equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university with an overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.00 on the four-point scale;
  • For MIS applicants who previously attended a post-secondary institution outside of the U.S., the requirement that transcripts be evaluated by an outside agency is waived.
  • Two letters of recommendation submitted in sealed envelopes or uploaded through the Grad Rebel Gateway application system.
  • Statement of purpose that describes why you want to join the program and your professional goals, relevant to this program. Updated resume, which includes academic, professional and other relevant experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21247 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21247 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21247 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21247 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    6197 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6197 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Management Information Systems
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