Engineering Real-World Solutions

The CIS Department currently offers three master's degree programs in Computer and Information Science, Software Engineering, and Data Science, respectively. The department also offers a Ph.D. program in Computer and Information Science. Visit the program pages to learn more about requirements.

Graduate Advising

For additional academic information or to schedule an advising appointment, please contact:

Cara Castillo
Phone: (313) 436-9145
Fax: (313) 593-4256
Office Hours: Monday-Friday (8am-5pm)

MSE in Information Systems & Technology

This 30 credit hour degree program is for engineers, computer scientists, business people, and other professionals who have responsibility for using, designing, improving, installing, managing, and evaluating integrated enterprise-wide information systems. The program emphasizes business processes and SAP R/3 ERP software to integrate the functional areas, such as manufacturing, distribution, sales, finance, etc. Specialization's are available in the areas of Manufacturing Information Systems and Service Information Systems. Learn more.

Ph.D. in Information Systems Engineering

The Ph.D. in Information Systems Engineering, a joint interdisciplinary degree between the CIS, ECE, and IMSE departments, is designed to meet the need of engineers who want to be the technology leaders of the future. It is a 50 credit hour postgraduate program and can be pursued either on a full-time or a part-time basis. The classes are held in the evenings for the convenience of working engineers. The areas of specialization available in the program include information management and knowledge engineering, computer networks and computer architecture, intelligent systems and human/computer interaction, graphics and visualization, supply chain informatics, web services and security. Learn more.

Rackham Program Policies

Rackham Graduate School

Many of the master's programs offered at UM-Dearborn are affiliated with the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies and as such abide by Rackham policies and regulations. Admission and student services for all graduate programs offered at UM-Dearborn are handled on our campus.