The Master of Science in Information Systems at the University of Michigan-Dearborn provides the knowledge and skills required to manage IT projects, oversee application development, and help develop an organizationís IT strategy. The program is open to students who have an aptitude for information technology, and it is particularly useful to students with backgrounds in information technology management, computer science, computer engineering, electronics engineering, and related fields.
All courses in the program are offered on campus; a few are also occasionally available on-line. You may enroll on a full- or part-time basis, but course availability is greatest during the fall and winter semesters. The program usually can be completed within 12 months of full-time study.
Admission is rolling, and you may begin the program in September or January. May admission is also usually possible for part-time students.
University of Michigan-Dearborn students who have been admitted to the MS-Information Systems may take up to 6 graduate credits during the final semester of their undergraduate program.
Core (7 courses/21 credits)
Computer and Information Systems
Electives (3 courses/9 credits)
Transfer Credit and Course Exemptions
Previous coursework deemed substantially similar to MIS 525, or an undergraduate degree in Information Technology Management, may qualify to exempt students from MIS 525. Exempt courses must be replaced with other elective courses in the degree program.
In addition, up to 6 transfer credits for previous equivalent graduate coursework can be applied to the degree if those credits have not been counted toward a degree.
Exemptions and transfer credit are granted at the discretion of the program faculty.