Admissions Requirements

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Requirements for admission into the Masters in MIS program.

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or higher


  • Copies of GMAT or GRE scores (uploaded during online application process)

  • Official GMAT or GRE scores (test must have been taken within the last five years of intended term of enrollment. No score minimum.)

  • Copies of TOEFL/IELTS scores (uploaded during online application process)

  • Official TOEFL/IELTS scores (for international applicants only who have not graduated from a U.S.A. institution (Degree must not be older than two years from the term of enrollment). Test must have been taken within two years of the intended term of enrollment. Minimum TOEFL score of 80 internet based testing, IELTS test composite score of 7 (no subject area below 6.)

  • Copies of official transcripts/academic records (uploaded during online application process)

  • Official transcripts/academic records (official documents needed ONLY after being admitted into program.)
    • From a US institution: Final, official transcript showing degree awarded with conferred date
    • From an international institution: Final, official transcripts/academic records showing degree awarded with conferred date and/or official degree/diploma certificate More details here on accepted transcripts/academic records

  • Resume which includes work experience with dates of employment (uploaded during online application process)

  • Personal Statement that states your career objectives and how you expect your MIS graduate education will enhance your career objectives.  We welcome students with a wide range of interests and industry, social and academic aspirations. (uploaded during online application process)

  • Two letters of recommendation (uploaded during online application process)

  • Completed Graduate College Application (including paying the application fee)


  • If you do not have a sufficient business background, you may be required to take up to two business courses. You will be informed of this requirement upon admittance.
  • Before joining our program, students should have experience in computer and Web programming. Students should have knowledge and experience with (1) Java and (2) JSP and Servlets, PHP or .NET/J2EE.  Knowledge of database connectivity via ODBC or JDBC is also recommended.  

Application Deadline

For ALL Masters programs January 15th - for Fall of same year

School Codes

When requesting official score reports, please use the following:

  • GRE: 4832 (The University of Arizona)
  • TOEFL: 4832 (The University of Arizona)
  • GMAT: 4832 (The University of Arizona)