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Management Information Systems M.S.

Gain the Skills to Improve Your Company’s Operations

In business, it's all about keeping up with technology with an eye on helping people improve their lives. That's why companies need managers with sharp problem-solving skills and the capability to determine optimal business requirements for information systems. Your University of Houston-Clear Lake Master of Science degree in Management Information Systems will teach you to use your analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills to create a more efficient, effective operation. You'll have the opportunity to network while having hands-on experience with data communications, database management systems, distributed computing and various systems analysis and design development strategies.

Contribute to the Growth of Companies of All Sizes

With guidance from esteemed College of Business faculty, you will focus on web applications design and development; database design, development, and administration; computer networks design and management; computer systems security; wireless networking, and other related topics necessary to create a solid IT foundation. Upon degree completion, you will find work as a database analyst, business application developer, systems analyst, computer/data security analyst and more.

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Admission Requirements

  • Management Information Systems M.S.
  • Admission Deadline
    Standard Graduate Admission Deadline
  • Application
    A standard university application is required.
  • Requirements

    Criteria that require submission of a standardized test score:

    Less than 3.000 cumulative GPA on the last 60 hours of coursework and submission of GMAT score.

    Criteria that waive a standardized test requirement:

    • 3.000 cumulative GPA on the last 60 hours of coursework; and Earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a country where English is the native language or from an accredited college or university in a country on the SBEC-approved list of countries; or
    • Earned a graduate or professional degree from a country where English is the native language or on the SBEC-approved list of countries; or
    • Earned a Ph.D., M.D., Ed.D., D.D.S. or J.D. from accredited U.S. institution (or U.S. licensure).


Degree Requirements

Each course of study in the College of Business here at University of Houston-Clear Lake has specific degree requirements you must fulfill to graduate. Find out more today.

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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall
    New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
    Returning UHCL Students - August 15
  • Spring
    New Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
    Returning UHCL Students - January 15
  • Summer
    New 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. Check the status of your application online through E-Services using your UHCL student ID.

The UHCL application is available online through Apply Texas. 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
  • Fall

    Final - April 1
    Document Deadline - April 15

    Early Fall Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science Final - February 04, 2022

  • Spring

    Final - October 1
    Document Deadline - October 15

    Early Spring Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science Final - August 01, 2022

  • Summer*

    Final - March 1
    Document Deadline - March 15

    Early Summer Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science Final - February 04, 2022

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.


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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Accreditations and Distinctions

AACSB Accredited University of Houston-Clear Lake is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.


Management Information Systems M.S. Faculty

Gokhan Gercek
Gokhan Gercek

Gokhan Gercek

Professor of Management Information Systems,
Business

Contact number: 281-283-3178
Email: Gercek@UHCL.edu
Office: S3202

Gokhan Gercek Faculty Bio

Jian Lin

Jian Lin

Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems,
Business

Contact number: 281-283-3167
Email: linjian@uhcl.edu
Office: Student Services Building, Suite 3202, Room 7

Jian Lin Faculty Bio

Naveed Saleem
Naveed Saleem

Naveed Saleem

Faculty Chair and Professor of Management Information Systems,
Business

Contact number: 281-283-3202
Email: saleem@uhcl.edu
Office: Student Services Building, Suite 3202, Room 5

Naveed Saleem Faculty Bio

Douglas Steel
Douglas Steel

Douglas Steel

Associate Professor of Management Information Systems,
Business

Contact number: 281-283-3189
Email: steel@uhcl.edu
Office: Student Services Building, Suite 3202, Room 11

Douglas Steel Faculty Bio

Nanfei Sun

Nanfei Sun

Visiting Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems,
Business

Contact number: 281-283-3190
Email: sun@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3202.12

Nanfei Sun Faculty Bio

Michael Yu-Chi Wu

Michael Yu-Chi Wu

Visiting Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems,
Business

Contact number: 281-283-3169
Email: wum@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3202.2

Michael Yu-Chi Wu Faculty Bio