Since 1998, the OSU master’s degree in management information systems focused on providing
solutions to business information systems, data and security needs. Consistently recognized
for producing outstanding students, the program has increased in size and produced
graduates who have been successful in a variety of roles across the business enterprise.
To accommodate the changes in the IT marketplace, our curriculum is regularly reviewed
The STEM-designated program requires 34 credit hours for degree completion, including
courses on MIS in business, database management, data warehousing, systems analysis,
programming for data science, big data, health analytics, visualization, security,
information assurance and professional development.
Research and Faculty
"Our faculty are actively engaged in cutting-edge, practical and value-added
research and are internationally renowned scholars in their specialties."
- Dr. Rick Wilson Department Head of Management Science & Information Systems
Admissions are for the Fall semester only with a March 1 deadline for international students and a July 1 deadline for U.S. citizens.
Admissions are decided on a holistic approach, and all international applications
are evaluated as a group two weeks after the July 1 deadline. We do not provide application
The GRE is required for all applicants. Exceptions can be considered for students
with an OSU BSBA in MSIS or an OSUIT MIS related degree. Current OSU 4+1 students
can also request a waiver for GRE scores. Please contact the MS MIS Graduate Coordinator
with any GRE exception request.
Cost & Assistance
Cost for each program will vary depending on credit-hours taken, scholarship funding,
assistantships and financial aid. Complete the Free Application for Federal