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MSU Home :: Academics :: Management Information Systems, Master of Science - Online Program

Management Information Systems, Master of Science - Online Program

Program Info
The College of Business & Public Affairs offers a completely online Master of Science in Management Information Systems degree program. The Master of Science in Management Information Systems provides an interdisciplinary approach to preparing graduates with an expertise in management information systems. The program structure allows students to complete an MIS core, with information systems graduate course electives based individual upon career goals. It is designed to meet the need for information systems leaders in a broad range of disciplines including business, education, government, healthcare, science, and other disciplines. The program provides a balance of practical application and theoretical concepts while developing technical, organizational, and discipline-specific knowledge and skills. MSU's College of Business is accredited by the AACSB International-the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The MSMIS program design enables professionals to create, plan, and implement information systems essential in today's business world. Our alumni are now employed in organizations throughout the world as well as teaching at community colleges throughout the Commonwealth. A number of our graduates have been admitted to prestigious MIS doctoral programs and are now teaching at major universities.

The new program is open to full and part-time students. Designed to meet the needs of working professionals as well as full-time graduate students, the program offers a flexible delivery format that combines both online and hybrid arrangement of courses. A number of graduate assistantships are available across campus each year for students who have been admitted unconditionally to a graduate degree program.

Admissions to the graduate MS-MIS program may be completed online at www.moreheadstate.edu/apply/

Accreditations

AACSB-International

All of Morehead State University's business programs are accredited by AACSB International The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB is the premier accrediting body for business schools worldwide.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - SACS

Morehead State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges  

Master of Science in Management Information Systems

To maintain enrollment in the program, students are expected to achieve an appropriate level of academic performance and will be required to have a minimum 3.0 GPA to graduate. Any student receiving two grades of "C" or below in any graduate level course will be placed on probation. If a student on probation receives a third grade of "C" or below, they will be dismissed from the program.

Program Requirements

1. Satisfy general degree requirements.
2. Completion of the program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
3. Must be unconditionally admitted.
4. Successfully complete and orally defend a technology-based project or thesis in the integrative component of the program. 

MSMIS Program Curriculum 15 hours

CIS 615  Managing Information Technology
CIS 638 Database Systems
CIS 640 Systems Planning and Implementation
CIS 641 Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods
CIS 690 Information Systems Project Management   

MIS Specialization choose 12 hours from the following:

CIS 625 Web Information Systems and Internet
CIS 628 E-Business Application Programming
CIS 632 Desktop Computing and Web Collaboration
CIS 634 Management of Telecommunications and Networking
CIS 635 Seminar in Information Systems
CIS 636 Global Information Systems
CIS 642 Systems Security
CIS 645 Customer Relationship Management Systems
CIS 650 Innovation, Technology and Organizational Change
CIS 660 Enterprise Systems
CIS 670 Directed Research
CIS 697 Thesis (students should enroll in three hours of thesis credit for at least two semesters)
CIS 698 Advanced Supervised Field Experience
CIS 699 Selected Workshop Topics
HSM 650 Health Information Technology and Clinical Transformation
HSM 655 Management of Healthcare Information Systems 

SBA Graduate Elective 3 hours

*Note: All courses are 3 semester hours credit

 

Health Systems Track - MSMIS

Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS) with Health Systems Management Track

Are you interested in making a difference in the field of healthcare? Health Systems Management prepares students for leadership positions in various healthcare settings. If you are a student seeking to further your education in a field that offers vast academic and professional potential, Health Systems Management is the program for you!

The admission requirements for the HSMTrack are the same as Master of Science in Management Information Systems. Currently the MSMIS (HSM) Track is a 36 hour program.
 

 

 

Are you ready to take the next step toward earning your degree? The following steps will help you through the application process for admission consideration.

In order to be admitted to the MS-MIS program students must meet the following criteria: 

 
1. Complete the Graduate Admissions Application (CLICK HERE) and a one-time non-refundable $30 application fee.

2. Submit an official transcript with a minimum 2.5 undergraduate cumulative GPA.

3. Submit an official GMAT or GRE score report. Admission is determined by an Admission Index (AI).

a. Formula if applicant desires application consideration with the GMAT score calculation: INDEX (undergraduate GPA * 200) + GMAT score. The index must equal at least 900. A minimum GMAT score of 400 is required. Applicants must submit a GMAT score before being admitted into the MS-MIS program.

b. Formula if applicant desires application consideration with the GRE score calculation: INDEX = undergraduate GPA * 200) + (Verbal + Quantitative GRE score). The index must equal at least 850. A minimum GRE score of 288 is required. Applicants must submit a GRE score before being admitted into the MS-MIS program.

4. If a student has earned a master's degree from a regionally accredited institution the GMAT/GRE will be waived.

5. Students not meeting the minimum 2.5 undergraduate GPA requirement may be admitted to the MS-MIS degree program if (1) their GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate study was at least a 2.75 and have a minimum composite index of 1070 (using GMAT formula), or (2) if their GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate study was at least 2.75 and have a minimum composite index of 850 (using GRE formula).

6. Students may not be conditionally admitted to the MS-MIS program.

Please submit all official application materials to:
Graduate Admissions
100 Admissions Center
Morehead State University
Morehead KY, 40351
Phone: 606-783-2000
Toll Free: 1-800-585-6781


Application deadlines for admission into the MS-MIS program are as follows:

Spring semester - All application materials must be postmarked no later than December 1.
Fall semester - All application materials must be postmarked no later than August 1.
Summer semester - All application materials must be postmarked no later than April 15.

International Admission Requirements:

To be admitted, international students must submit additional admission documents to Graduate Admissions in the Office of Enrollment Services. For a complete list of admission documents contact the Office of Enrollment Services at:  

Contact Information

Office of Enrollment Services
100 Admissions Center
Morehead State University
Morehead, KY 40351
U.S.A.
Phone: 1-606-783-2000 or 1-800-585-6781
Fax: 606-783-5038
Email: admissions@moreheadstate.edu

International students who qualify for admission are required to take the English Language Institute Test of the University of Michigan, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) given by the Educational Testing Service. If the Michigan Test is taken, a minimum score of 82 is required. Students taking the IELTS must score a minimum of 5.5. A TOEFL score of 500 on the old testing system or 61 on the new system is required for admission. All International students must have their transcripts evaluated by Josef Silney & Associates, International Academic Credential Evaluators, or Worldwide Education Services (WES).

International students will be officially admitted and issued a Form I-20A only after the Office of Enrollment Services has been notified that they have passed the English Test successfully, have met program admission requirements, and have submitted a statement certifying their ability to meet all financial obligations

International residence students are required by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) regulations to be enrolled in a minimum of six hours of on-campus classroom courses each semester. 

Maintaining Enrollment in the Program:

To maintain enrollment in the program, students are expected to achieve an appropriate level of academic performance and will be required to have a minimum 3.0 GPA to graduate. Any student receiving two grades of "C" or below in any graduate level course will be placed on probation. If a student on probation receives a third grade of "C" or below, they will be dismissed from the program. 

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Primary Phone: 606-783-2090

E-mail: cbpa@moreheadstate.edu

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