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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- MBA, MHA*, MHA/MBA*, MA-HRM, MS-Envr Mgmt, MS-MIS**
Standard Graduate Admission Deadline
ApplicationA standard university application is required.
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
- 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)
** Test Score Waivers for MS Accounting and MS MIS will be effective for Spring 2018 admissions.
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
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 28
Fall 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 12
Spring 2020New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
Former UHCL Students - TBA(Early January 2020)
Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.
Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking 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.
- 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.
Accreditations and Distinctions
|University of Houston-Clear Lake is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.|