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.

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Admission Requirements

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  • Computer Information Systems M.S.
  • Admission Deadline

    Standard Graduate Admission Deadline

  • Application
    A standard university application is required.
  • Requirements
    • 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


Degree Requirements

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall 2017

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 14
    Final* and Session Start - August 28

  • Spring 2018

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - September 1
    Final* and Session Start - January 16

*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.


  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*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

**Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Computer Information Systems M.S. Faculty

Faruk Arslan
Faruk Arslan

Faruk Arslan

Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3886
Email: Arslan@UHCL.edu
Office: Delta 228

Faculty Bio

Said Bettayeb
Said Bettayeb

Said Bettayeb

Interim Associate Dean, Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281.283.3717
Email: Bettayeb@uhcl.edu
Office: B3611.14

Faculty Bio

Sadegh Davari
Sadegh Davari

Sadegh Davari

Department Chair of Computing and Mathematics and Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3865
Email: davari@uhcl.edu
Office: D153

Faculty Bio

Radu Vlas
Radu Vlas

Radu Vlas

Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems and Information Technology,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3878
Email: Vlas@UHCL.edu
Office: Delta 116

Faculty Bio

Wei Wei
Wei Wei

Wei Wei

Program Chair of Computer Information Systems and Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3732
Email: Wei@UHCL.edu
Office: Delta 175

Faculty Bio