Bridging the worlds of technology and management together.

The University of Arizona’s online Master's in Management Information Systems (MS MIS) degree enables you to bolster your management, technical and analytical skills while benefiting from the department’s top-five ranking, world-renowned faculty and cutting-edge curriculum – all from the convenience of your home or office.

The Master's in MIS consists of ten (10) three-hour courses that will update your technical skills and business knowledge. MS classes cover topics such as enterprise data management, business intelligence data mining, information security and risk management, information systems analysis and design, IT business foundations, systems security management and software design.

MS classes cover topics such as enterprise data management, business intelligence data mining, information security and risk management, information systems analysis and design, IT business foundations, systems security management and software design.

An added bonus to the program is earning two additional certificates in Enterprise Security and Business Intelligence at the completion of the Master’s degree program.

Admission into the MS MIS online program occurs on a rolling basis with the flexibility of students applying anytime throughout the year.

Each course is 7.5 weeks in length which allows a student to complete the degree in ten months by taking four online courses each traditional University academic semester.


USA requirements for international students

Each university in the Unites States of America sets its own admission standards so there isn't the same criteria for all the students and the university can decide which applicants meet those standards. The fee for each application is between $35 to $100. 

After the selections of the universities you want to attend, the best of all would be to contact each university for an application form and more admission information for the international students. Moreover, for a graduate or postgraduate program it's necessary to verify the admission requirements. Some programs require that you send your application directly to their department. 

Admissions decisions are based on students's academic record and different test scores, such as TOEFL, the SAT or ACT (for undergraduate programs) and GRE or GMAT (for graduate programs). Admission decision is based on your academic results and motivation.


Program requirements

Admission – Requirements:Undergraduate degree GPA of 3.00 or higher.For domestic students a Bachelor's degree from an regionally accredited college or university. For international students an US comparable Bachelor's degree.Two (2) years of work experience (does not include internships)For international applicants only - TOFEL minimum score of 80 internet based testingCompleted Graduate College application (including $75 processing payment.)Admission – Documents Needed for Application:Copies of transcripts (uploaded during the application process.) Official transcripts (sealed) from all institutions attended. From a US institution: Final, official transcript showing degree awarded with conferred dateFrom an international institution: Final, official transcripts/academic records showing degree awarded with conferred date and/or official degree/diploma certificateCurrent resume. Include employment history, education, awards/honors, memberships and participation in professional organizations (uploaded during the application process.)Purpose of Graduate Study. A document stating your goals and objectives of gaining this degree and how obtaining this degree will impact your career path. (uploaded during the application process.) Two (2) letters of recommendation (application system will ask for recommenders contact information and it will send out the requests for you online.) International students ONLY:In addition to the requirements above international applicants must also provide -Copy of TOEFL scores. Test must have been taken within the last two years of intended term of enrollment (uploaded during the application process.)Official TOEFL scores. Test must have been taken within the last two years of intended term of enrollment and sent to University of Arizona (code #4832) from ETS. English Language Requirements TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 80 Work Experience At least 2 year(s) of work experience is required.

There are various types of financial assistance that can help you cover the costs associated with college. UA offers a wide array of scholarship programs. Every student is considered for scholarships as long as a complete application for admission, transcripts and test scores have been received.

To apply for need-based aid, U.S. citizens must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have your information sent to UA, specify the UA school code — 001083.

To ensure you get the best financial package, be sure to complete a FAFSA by March 1st and have a complete Admissions Application (application, transcripts, SAT/ACT scores) by May 1st.

Accreditation

University of Arizona Accreditation

The University of Arizona is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). The Higher Learning Commission is one of six regional accrediting bodies recognized federally by the Department of Education. Accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission ensures students and other stakeholders that the University of Arizona meets clear quality standards concerning mission, integrity, teaching and learning, resources, and institutional effectiveness. In addition, the University is operated under the jurisdiction of the Arizona Board of Regents.

State Authorization

The University of Arizona is working in cooperation with state agencies to comply with required authorizations in each state. Review your state’s current status with regard to online programs at the University of Arizona, including any special requirements which may exist for your academic program of interest.

Important note for prospective students: If you are considering an academic program that leads to professional licensure in your state (i.e. Nursing, Education), it is highly recommended that you first seek guidance from the appropriate licensing agency in your home state before beginning an academic program located outside your state.

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