12 months
23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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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.  

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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

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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

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  • International

    23411 USD/year
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  • National

    23411 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23411 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 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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