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Master of Science in Information Science and Technology

Become a highly trained IST professional.  This AACSB accredited graduate program is structured to educate you in the design, development and successful application of information systems in organizations and businesses.

Thesis and non-thesis options available. A total of 30 credit hours of coursework is required to complete this degree. With only four required core courses, you have the flexibility to choose your own specialized area of interest.

Required courses:

  • IS&T 6251 Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development
  • IS&T 5885 Human-Computer Interaction
  • IS&T 6261 Advanced Information Systems Project Management
  • IS&T 6336 Foundations of Internet Computing


Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, or successful completion of 12 graduate hours in Information Science and Technology coursework
  • Undergraduate GPA ≥ 3.0
  • All applicants are required to complete either the GRE or the GMAT. Admission requirements based upon the GRE are a minimum combined verbal & quantitative score of 300 and analytical writing score of 3.0. Admissions requirements based upon the GMAT are a minimum score of 500. 
  • International requirement: TOEFL ≥ 79, or IELS ≥ 6.5, or satisfactory completion of an approved English language Institute program.

Graduate Certificates

Your Pathway to a Graduate Degree

Start earning college credit toward a graduate degree. The GRE is not required to enter a certificate program, and credit earned may be applied toward your master’s degree.*

Graduate Certificate Programs

*restrictions may apply

Completion of a graduate certificate program does not automatically guarantee admission into a corresponding graduate degree program. To continue in a master’s degree program, you must apply. Check with the academic department for program specific details and requirements. Learn more about the certificate to master's program.

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