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Information Systems and Operations Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The M.S. program provides computing, analytical, and application skills to be used in a business setting. The primary areas of emphasis in the M.S. program are information systems/information technology and supply chain management. Requirements span traditional academic disciplines to produce a multiple-discipline focus. Typical positions for graduates include decision support specialist, information systems specialist, systems analyst, and logistic support specialist.

For a student with a bachelor’s degree in business or economics, the M.S. non-thesis on-campus program consists of a minimum of 36 credit hours, normally requiring a minimum of three semesters of study, not including summer. Students without a bachelor’s degree in business or economics, the M.S. non-thesis on-campus program consists of a minimum of 40 credit hours, normally requiring a minimum of four semesters of study, not including summer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Systems in Organizations: Management Information Systems
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Advanced Business Systems Design and Development I
  • Advanced Business Systems Design and Development II
  • Business Database Systems I
  • Business Database Systems II
  • Database Management Systems
  • Business Telecom Strategy and Applications I
  • Business Telecom Strategy and Applications II
  • Business Telecom Strategy and Applications III
  • Business Telecom Strategy and Applications
  • Business Objects I
  • Business Objects II
  • Intermediate Business Programming
  • Advanced Business Programming
  • Business Programming
  • Data Analysis and Decision Support
  • Electronic Commerce and Logistics
  • eCommerce Technologies
  • Risks and Controls in eCommerce
  • Electronic Commerce Practicum
  • Advanced Business Systems Design and Development III
  • Management
  • Production and Operations Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: For basic information contact the academic unit of interest for specific deadlines, requirements and procedures.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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

    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

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 460

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers. Read more about the GMAT.

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores, however, has not provided a recommended or minimum required 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.

  • A recognized baccalaureate, graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable degree from an international institution.
  • For applicants with a bachelor's degree only, a minimum grade point average of B (3.0), calculated from all grades and credits after the semester in which the applicant reached 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores that are acceptable to the applicant's intended academic unit or, for select programs, at least 465 on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). These scores are used in the context of a holistic credential review process.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    17394 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17394 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    17394 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17394 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    12740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12740 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Gainesville

  • 900 - 1340 USD/month
    Living Costs

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