Master in Management Information Systems (MS/MIS)
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Graduate Admission forms can be obtained online for both domestic and international students. These forms, in addition to USF's Deferment of Admission Form, Financial Statement Form and Florida Residency Classification Forms can be found at the USF Graduate Admissions site.
Students are admitted to the Program for the Fall and Spring semesters of each year. All Application materials, including completed application form, official transcripts of all previous college work and GMAT or GREscores, are due no later than the dates listed in the table below.
Program Admission Requirements
Students are admitted to the MS/MIS program based on the evaluation of their application in its entirety, including prior college level academic grades earned, GMAT or GRE scores, TOEFL scores (for international students only), letters of recommendations, statement of purpose, and relevant work experience.
Graduate Application Status can be checked at the USF Graduate Admissions site.
- July 1
- July 1 in the U.S. who do not need an initial I-20
- Feb 1 outside U.S.
- November 1
- November 1 in the U.S. who do not need an initial I-20
- September 15* outside U.S.
*The application deadline for spring international students has been extended beyond those published on the USF Graduate Studies website.
Additional information for International Students, such as language requirements, tracking an international application, university wide financial resources for international applicants, issuance of an I-20, and request forms for a USF ID number can be found at International Services (http://global.usf.edu/isss/).
Incoming students are expected to have the following as prerequisites:
- One semester of a high-level, object oriented programming language (e.g., C#, C++, Java) or substantial programming experience
- One semester of Information Systems Analysis and Design or equivalent experience
- One semester of Database Systems or equivalent
- A course in Statistics
- a course in economics
- a course in financial accounting.
These required prerequisite courses may be taken concurrently with courses in the M.S./M.I.S. program. Prerequisite courses do not count toward the 33 credit hours of course requirements in the M.S./M.I.S. program.