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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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
New Degree Seeking - December 1
Priority* - January 14
Final and Session Start* - January 22
Summer 2019New Degree Seeking - May 1
Priority* - May 28
Final, Summer I* - June 10
Final, Summer II* - July 15
Fall 2019New Degree Seeking - August 1
Priority* - August 12
Final and Session Start* - August 26
*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
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.