Master of Science in Information Systems

Iowa State University

Program Description

Master of Science in Information Systems

Iowa State University

The College of Business offers graduate courses leading to the Master of Science degree in Information Systems. This degree is designed to provide students with a strong set of technical skills in addition to a broad background in business to enable them to develop and manage a full spectrum of IT projects.

Iowa State University has created a Master of Science degree in Information Systems to address the growing demand for qualified information systems managers. Graduates will help fill the need for highly educated technical employees in today’s information society.

This program will educate students on applying IS theory and concepts to modern IS development through classes that enable students to learn and use the latest software in application projects. The practical training in an internship setting will provide students with exposure to real-world projects. Students graduating from the program will have the advanced technical and managerial skills necessary to obtain immediate employment as a mid-level manager in any one of several organizations.

All students are expected to be familiar with basic computing and programming before entering the program. Students with a limited I.S. background will be required to take appropriate foundational MIS core courses. The MS-IS is designed as a full-time, residential program offered on the Iowa State campus.

Program requirements range from 33 to 42 credits depending on the student’s background. A three-credit creative component is required of all graduates. Additionally, students are expected to complete an internship during the summer between the first and second year to acquire practical work experience.

For more information, please contact busgrad@iastate.edu

MScIS

Entry Requirements

Requirements

  • ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letter of Recommendations
  • Program Requires GRE: No
  • Program Requires GMAT: Yes
  • GMAT or GRE is acceptable. One or the other is required.

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

  • TOEFL Paper (PBT) 600
  • TOEFL Internet (iBT) 100
  • IELTS 7.0
  • PTE 68
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 1, 2018
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Sept. 2019
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USA - Ames, Iowa
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