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MS Management Information
Systems (STEM)

MS Management Information Systems at the University of Houston
Two Ways to Earn Your MS MIS Degree

Complete this STEM-certified program in any format you desire: Learn about our in-class face-to-face MS Management Information Systems program below, or learn about our fully online MS Management Information Systems program HERE.

Technology + Business = Your Next Career

Technology is changing the business landscape faster than ever before, enabling new entrants and disruptive business models. It is changing the way businesses design products, target customers, and deliver platforms and experiences — it’s even shifting how businesses address environmental and social concerns.

Prepare to lead and succeed with Bauer’s MS in Management Information Systems (MIS), where you’ll learn to translate new technology into business assets, as well as turn organizational challenges into technology-based solutions.

Offered on-campus or online, the MS in MIS can also be specialized for your career goals to help you prepare for certifications in Project Management, Business Analytics, and Information Systems Auditing.

This STEM-designated degree is ideal for business professionals seeking to grow their information systems-related skillset to take on a new career or climb the IS ladder.

You’ll work with world-class faculty to build a deep understanding of core information systems fundamentals. You’ll also hone your leadership and enhanced communication skills — the combination that employers are looking for.

The Bauer program prepares you for the future, giving you the tools and confidence to manage complex information systems, and to make data-driven decisions to propel tomorrow’s businesses.

Whatever your career aspirations, with a Bauer MS in MIS degree you’ll have earned the right to make a difference.

Are you ready to change your future?

The Bauer Difference

Highlights

  • Development of valuable technology leadership and communication skills gives MIS graduates a strategic advantage in the workplace.
  • Pursue your degree on campus or online.
  • Learn from faculty who are both respected educators and business leaders with years of learned experience in industry.
  • Build a powerful network in Houston, a key city for oil and gas companies and home to the biggest medical center in North America.

Flexibility

Pursue your degree online or in-person — whatever works for you.

STEM-Certified

The Bauer MS in MIS Program is designated as a STEM Advanced Degree, providing you with the transferable problem-solving, analysis, and critical thinking skills that employers desire.

Advance Your Career Options

The Bauer MIS program prepares you to earn your PMP, CBAP, or CISA designation.

Houston’s Hot Job Market

Houston is a global business leader that’s home to dozens of Fortune 500 companies and data-industry opportunities from healthcare and energy, to business, finance, and government. Whether you choose to study online or in-person, you’ll work directly with many of these companies through real-world projects, learning invaluable lessons and making important connections.

Career Dedication

The Rockwell Career Center at Bauer gives you access to a dedicated team of career advisors who will provide you the resources and coaching you need to chart the next steps in your career. Plus, MISSO—Bauer’s MIS Student Organization—allows you to interact with companies, meet recruiters, and expand your professional network.

Scholarships Available

Last year, more than 700 Bauer College of Business students were awarded more than $3 million in Bauer scholarships. Contact the Bauer Scholarship Coordinator to learn more.

Decision & Information Sciences Faculty

Learn from the Best

Bauer’s faculty include former industry leaders in automotive, telecommunications, technology, and more, as well as professional engineers, strategic consultants, and avid researchers and publishers of scholarly work.

Norman Johnson

Chair of Decision and Information Sciences
Professor of Business Analytics
  • Nearly 20 years of teaching and research in decision-making, psychometric analysis, data mining, and predictive analytics
  • Research published in MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, and more
  • Senior advisor on data analytics to companies in several industries

How to Apply

Admission to the MS in MIS program requires a four-year undergraduate degree in any discipline from an accredited university. You also need to take the GMAT or GRE, though you can apply for a waiver if you have several years of professional experience and a good undergraduate GPA score, or are able to demonstrate a high level of quantitative or analytical knowledge.

Please note that competitive GMAT/GRE scores may help your chances of admission and being awarded merit aid.

Admissions

Application Deadlines

Spring 2023

October
01
Priority Scholarship & International Application Deadline
November
01
Final Domestic Application Deadline

Fall 2023

December
01
Early Scholarship Deadline
April
01
Priority Scholarship & International Application Deadline
June
01
Final Domestic Application Deadline

Latest Look

Student Profiles

What makes a Bauer MS MIS student?

40% F   60% M
40% Female
60% Male
Gender Breakdown
3.2
Average Years of Professional Experience
26
Average Age
3.45
Average Undergrad GPA

Data reflects entering classes of Fall 2021

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