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University Of Illinois Chicago

Chicago , Illinois ,United States

Master of Science in Management Information Systems

The UIC Business Master of Science in Management Information Systems Program prepares you to use technology to improve business practices.

In today’s economy, managing information is critical to the success of a business. Supply-chain management, mass customization, business intelligence and data mining are all key drivers of a successful business, and all require the effective management of large volumes of information using technology systems. Taught by research faculty, the program is designed to train project managers, technology leaders and future CIOs.

With a degree in MIS, you’ll be able to direct companies on how to design, implement and manage systems in ways that have a direct impact on strategy and operational decisions.

Areas of specialization: A student in the program may specialize in technical, managerial or a combination of the two areas. MIS courses are organized around three disciplines: Service Operations and Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Information Technology and Technology Project Management, and Data Mining focused on the finance and marketing sectors..


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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

 Business intelligence, corporate IT management, healthcare IT, IS consulting, and auditing and compliance.

PSW Opportunity

  • 12 to 36 months (OPT duration depends on the major studied).


Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

English Proficiency Test Score Submission

  • TOEFL scores must be reported* to UIC directly from ETS.
    • Use our Institutional Code 1851.
    • All programs are able to access the test scores regardless of department code, as long as our institutional code is used.
  • PTE Academic scores must be reported* to UIC directly from Pearson.
    • Select University of Illinois at Chicago from the institution selection menu.
  • IELTS Academic
    • IELTS results must be delivered to our Electronic Download account by the IELTS test center.
      • Please contact the test center directly where you took the IELTS test and request that your test scores be sent to our E-Download account using the IELTS system with the following information: 
        • Institution: University of Illinois at Chicago
        • Department: Office of Admissions
        • Address: 1200 West Harrison Steet
        • Address2: Suite 1100
        • City: Chicago
        • State: IL
        • Zip: 60607

*Note that it can take up to two weeks from the process/ship date for reported scores to be reflected as received within our application system.

English proficiency test scores are considered valid for two years from the test date and must be valid at the time of application.

Prerequisites: Students must meet both the business and technical background requirements. Each prerequisite course may be waived based on equivalent prior coursework or appropriate work experience in the functional area. These courses are prerequisites and will not count towards the minimum degree requirement of 32 hours. Applicants who have not taken all of the prerequisite courses may be admitted on a provisional basis (i.e., with limited rather than full status) and must complete the prerequisites within their first year of enrollment to retain their status in the program.

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 02 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 68224 USD
    Annual Cost of Living: 12000 USD
    Application Fee: 75 USD
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