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:
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.
Standard Graduate Admission Deadline
ApplicationA standard university application is required.
- 3.0 GPA.
- GRE Total Score of 290 (140 Verbal + 150 Quantitative).
- GRE Essay of 3.5.
- Additional Requirements – Undergraduate degree in a related field and background in Computer Information Systems; Will accept GMAT in lieu of GRE.
Effective Fall 2018
- 3.0 GPA.
- Undergraduate degree in a related field.
- Two letters of recommendation from current or former faculty/work supervisors.
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.
Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
Spring 2021New Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
Former UHCL Students - January 5
Summer 2021New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 25
Fall 2021New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 18
Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.
Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking 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.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
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.