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

  • MBA, MHA*, MHA/MBA*, MA-HRM, MS-Envr Mgmt, MS-MIS**
  • 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 (GRE acceptable for MHA, HRM and ENVR MGMT)

    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-

    • Earned a graduate degree or professional degree from a country where English is the native language or a Ph.D., M.D., Ed.D., D.D.S. or J.D. from accredited U.S. institution (or U.S. licensure)
    *Applications for the MHA and MHA/MBA must also submit (1) 3 letters of recommendation; (2) current resume; and (3) statement of career goals
    ** Test Score Waivers for MS Accounting and MS MIS will be effective for Spring 2018 admissions.


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
  • Spring 2018

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - January 4
    Final* and Session Start - January 16

  • Summer 2018

    New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)

  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final* and Session Start - August 27

*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

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

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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Accreditations and Distinctions

aacsb 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

Vance Etnyre
Vance Etnyre

Vance Etnyre

Associate Professor of Management Information Systems,
Business

Contact number: 281-283-3168
Email: etnyre@uhcl.edu
Office: Student Services Building, Suite 3202, Room 4

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Gokhan Gercek

Gokhan Gercek

Associate Professor of Management Information Systems,
Business

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

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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

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Prabhashi Nanayakkara

Prabhashi Nanayakkara

Visiting Lecturer of Management Information Systems,
Business

Contact number: 281-283-3142
Email: nanayakkaras@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3202.13

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Mohammad Rob
Mohammad Rob

Mohammad Rob

Associate Professor of Management Information Systems,
Business

Contact number: 281-283-3191
Email: rob@uhcl.edu
Office: Student Services Building Suite 3202, Room 9

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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

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Douglas Steel
Douglas Steel

Douglas Steel

Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems,
Business

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

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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

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Hien Van Tran
Hien Tran

Hien (Van) Tran

Professor of Management Information Systems,
Business

Contact number: 281-283-3203
Email: tran@uhcl.edu
Office: Student Services Building Suite 3202, Room 3

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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

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