Sep 26, 2021  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 

Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)

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The M.S.I.S. program at Eastern Michigan University is aimed at preparing students in concepts, theory, and practices for designing, constructing, and maintaining information systems that support business processes. The knowledge and practical business applications development experiences that the students gain during their EMU M.S.I.S. studies prepare them for professional and academic advancement. Learning experiences in the M.S.I.S. program expose the students to challenges in developing leading edge information systems with a sound understanding of how information technology should integrate with strategic approaches to business management.

Admission Requirements:

Complete and submit to the Office of Admissions all required documents and materials. Official transcripts sent to EMU directly from the institution are required for all institutions (graduate and undergraduate) attended. Priority deadlines have been established for receipt of all application materials required for admission to a graduate program. See the website for the Office of Admissions.

Admission is granted to graduates of regionally accredited colleges and universities whose grades and GMAT or GRE scores indicate an aptitude for advanced study in computer information systems.

Degree Admission
Degree admission requires a GMAT score of 450 or higher or a GRE (verbal and quantitative) score of 290 or higher, and an undergraduate GPA of either 2.75 overall or 3.0 for the last half of undergraduate study.

Conditional Admission
Students may qualify for conditional admission with a minimal GMAT score of 400 or GRE score (verbal and quantitative) of 275. Students admitted on a conditional basis must earn a 3.0 in the first 12 hours of advisor-approved courses.

Effective with the Fall 2017 Application Cycle, “The GMAT/GRE requirement will be waived for students who have earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a Cumulative GPA of 3.5 from an AACSB accredited institution” and will no longer accept conditional admission.

Department Information:

Computer Information Systems - College of Business

David Chou, Ph.D.
Department Head (Interim)

412 Owen
(734) 487-2454

Department Website

Advisor Information:

Graduate Programs Office

306 Owen
(734) 487-4444

Foundation/Prerequisite Courses: 15 hours

Once admitted into the program, students lacking basic course work must complete the foundation courses. These courses may be waived for students who have completed equivalent work with a C or better at any regionally accredited institution.

Business Foundation Courses: 6 hours

Degree Requirements: 45 hours

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