Computer Information Systems M.S.
Become the Technology Expert in your Company
We live in a technological world in which the technology footprint will continue to expand. You’ll become qualified for a key administrative position in a highly coveted company when you acquire the skills in computer technology and put them to use in commercial environments. A Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from University of Houston-Clear Lake prepares students for a multitude of careers in which technology plays a central role, with a focus on more practical applications of technology that support and add value to an organization’s products or services.
Combine Technological Competence with Managerial and Organizational Skills
This plan prepares students for key technical, administration and management positions
in the analysis, design, implementation, maintenance, operation and management of
industrial and commercial computer information systems. Among the coursework’s main
objectives is to teach students how to maintain a balance between theory and practice
of computer science and computer information systems. Graduates of this program will
have mastered the skills needed for tomorrow's complex, technology-induced environments.
You can also choose from two specializations:
- Data science
- Cyber security
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Take your education to new heights in University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Science and Engineering. Learn the next steps to being admitted now.
- Computer Information Systems M.S.
Admission DeadlineStandard Graduate Admission Deadline
ApplicationA standard university application is required.
- 3.0 GPA
- Undergraduate degree in a related field
- Foundation Courses: High level programming language preferably an Object-Oriented programming such as Java, C++ or C#, Calculus I or Business Calculus, Modern systems Analysis and Design, Design of Database Systems, Business Data Communication, Web Application Development
Get ready to calculate the course load for your education at University of Houston-Clear Lake! Learn more about the courses required to succeed here in the College of Science and Engineering.Computer Information Systems, M.S.
Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
FallNew Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Returning UHCL Students - August 15
SpringNew Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
Returning UHCL Students - January 15
SummerNew Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Returning UHCL Students - May 25
Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information, go to How to Apply as a Graduate Student. The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester.
Applying After the Priority Deadline
New, non-degree seeking, and returning UHCL students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply.
Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines.
- International Deadlines
Deadline - May 1
Deadline - October 1
Deadline - April 1
For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.