M.S. in Information Systems (STEM)

The Master of Science in Information Systems is a STEM program designed to provide an extensive base of knowledge for using technology for solving organizational problems. With focus areas in cloud computing, cyber security, project management and business analysis, and business intelligence and analytics, we prepare you for a successful career in today’s demanding IT job market.

  • STEM Approved – allows for up to 12-month CPT and 36-month OPT
  • Flexible Duration – allows you to finish in 12-18 months
  • 30 Credit hours – 15 credit hour core + 15 credit hour electives
  • Format – online and/or in-person
  • Economical – Total Tuition approximation: In-State: $17,394, Out-of-State: $29,664
    (based on 9+9+12 credit hours/semester)
THECB Marketable Skills
  • Application of technical knowledge and skills in the field of information systems
  • Organizational problem solving using information systems
  • Creation/usage of complex data structures
  • Develop/modify information systems

For a complete list of THECB Marketable skills, visit https://vpaa.unt.edu/thecb/cob/itds.

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Admissions

UNT is one of the most affordable universities in Texas – and a lower tuition means a higher return on your academic career.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
  • BCIS 5110 Programming Languages for Business Analytics
  • BCIS 5120 Information Systems Development
  • BCIS 5420 Foundations of Database Management
  • BCIS 5700 Strategic Use of Information Technology
  • BCIS 5740 Information Security Management
  • BCIS 5130 Fundamentals of Presentation Design
  • BCIS 5140 Artificial Intelligence in Business
  • BCIS 5610 Enterprise Data Warehousing
  • BCIS 5620 Networking and Telecommunications
  • BCIS 5630 Information Technology Security
  • BCIS 5660 Organizing and Managing IT Projects
  • BCIS 5670 International Issues in Information Technology
  • BCIS 5680 Web-based Systems Development
  • BCIS 5690 Topics in Information Technology
  • BCIS 5750 Blockchain for Business
  • BCIS 5800 Cooperative Education Internship
  • DSCI 5240 Data Mining & Machine Learning for Business
  • DSCI 5330 Enterprise Applications of Business Intelligence
  • DSCI 5350 Big Data Analytics
  • DSCI 5360 Data Visualization for Analytics
TRACKS
  • BCIS 5660 Organizing and Managing IT Projects
  • BCIS 5670 International Issues in Information Technology
  • BCIS 5680 Web-based Systems Development
  • BCIS 5130 Fundamentals of Presentation Design
  • BCIS 5620 Networking and Telecommunications
  • *Two new courses are under development for Fall 2021
  • BCIS 5610 Data warehousing
  • DSCI 5330 Enterprise Applications of Business Intelligence
  • DSCI 5350 Big Data Analytics
  • DSCI 5240 Data Mining & Machine Learning for Business
  • DSCI 5360 Data Visualization for Analytics
  • BCIS 5140 Artificial Intelligence in Business
  • BCIS 5630 Information Technology Security
  • BCIS 5750 Blockchain for Business
READY TO APPLY? NEED TO GET ADVISED? CONTACT A STAFF MEMBER IN THE GRADUATE PROGRAM'S OFFICE AT MBACOB@UNT.EDU OR CALL 940-369-8977

Corporate and Academic Partnerships

Career Outcomes

  • Cloud developer/architect

  • Business analyst

  • System analyst

  • IT security analyst

  • Project manager

  • Business intelligence engineer

  • Data analyst

  • and many more...

Average Salary

  • $70,000 - $120,000

  • * MSIS is a new degree, hence we currently do not have average salaries to report. However, the careers listed above have a starting annual salary in this range.
  • Data Science event with industry experts
  • Data Science event with industry experts
  • Internship Panel discussion with American Airlines employees
  • Internship Panel discussion with American Airlines employees
  • One-on-One resume review with Kashif Saeed
  • One-on-One resume review with Kashif Saeed
  • Resume Workshop with Destiny Price
  • Resume Workshop with Destiny Price
  • Student night with faculty and advisory board members
  • Student night with faculty and advisory board members
  • Student night with faculty and advisory board members
  • Student night with faculty and advisory board members
  • Business Analytics Cricket tournament
  • Business Analytics Cricket tournament
  • Business Analytics Cricket tournament
  • A Data Science learning and mentoring event with Intuit employees
  • A Data Science learning and mentoring event with Intuit employees
  • A Data Science learning and mentoring event with Intuit employees
  • Microsoft Azure Data Science event
  • Microsoft Azure Data Science event
  • Strategically located
    UNT’s proximity opens up a wealth of career, networking and internship opportunities. UNT is nestled in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, home to the nation’s fourth largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies. The flexible career paths of a business analytics major, and proximity of UNT, open up a wealth of career, networking and internship opportunities.
    Industry connections
    More than 700 companies have offered paid internships over the past three years to UNT business students. Big name companies that hire our graduates, include:

    Texas Instruments • Toyota • PepsiCo • Hitachi • IBM

    Connect with Us

    Kashif Saeed


    Director ITDS Graduate Programs
    G. Brint Ryan College of Business



    BLB 312E

    Julie Jernigan


    Director of Corporate Outreach and Student Recruitment
    G. Brint Ryan College of Business


    BLB 201E

    Ben Dearman


    Assistant Dean of Master's Programs
    G. Brint Ryan College of Business



    BLB 201D

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