• Course Delivery
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    30
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
    $1200.00
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
    $1200.00

The information science and technology AACSB-accredited graduate program is structured to educate students in the design, development, and successful application of information systems in organizations. With only four required core courses, this program provides students with the flexibility to choose their own specialized area of interest. A total of 30 credit hours of coursework is required to complete this degree.

DELIVERY FORMAT: Missouri S&T's unique approach to delivering distance education is designed for working professionals. Live class participation through streaming video maintains the student-to-faculty interaction and enhances the learner experience through the use of the latest technology. Classes are recorded and archived online for review and easy access. Canvas is the learning management system for the campus.

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International

Admissions & Requirements

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. Bachelor’s degree with GPA ≥ 3.0, or successful completion of 12 graduate hours in IST courses.
  2. GRE Score V ≥ 144, Q ≥ 148, AW ≥ 3.5.
  3. International requirement: TOEFL Score ≥ 88 (iBT), or IELTS ≥ 6.5.
  4. Unofficial transcripts are sufficient for an admit decision. Missouri S&T will require official transcripts from all schools attended before a student may register for a second semester at S&T. In order for a transcript to be counted as official it must be sent directly from the school to S&T.
  5. Statement of purpose (2-3 paragraphs explaining why you are applying to this program) and 3 letters of recommendation. You will be asked to upload or provide this information during the online application process.
NOTE: Individuals residing in MA are not able to enroll in this program.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester
August 1
Spring Semester
January 1
Summer Session
May 20

Courses

Core
  • IS&T 5251Technological Innovation Management and Leadership3.0 Credits

    The course focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for the development and implementation of effective strategies for the management of technology-based organizations. This involves: developing a general management perspective on technology and innovation, examining the problems of new product development, identifying distinctive technological competencies, licensing and marketing technologies, assessing the organizational and industrial context of technology. Prerequisite: Senior or Graduate Standing

  • IS&T 5885Human-Computer Interaction3.0 Credits

    Introduction to the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). Students examine issues and challenges related to the interaction between people and technology. The class explores the social and cognitive characteristics of people who use information systems. Students learn techniques for understanding user needs, interface prototyping & interface evaluation.

  • IS&T 6261Advanced Information Systems Project Management3.0 Credits

    Project management principles, first from a general perspective, and then focused specifically on information system application development are explored. Topics include requirements analysis, project scheduling, risk management, quality assurance, testing, and team coordination. Report writing and research literature searches are required. Prerequisites: IS&T MS Entrance requirements, with strong programming knowledge.

  • IS&T 6336Foundations of Internet Computing3.0 Credits

    The foundations of Internet Computing include computer networks and Web sites. Networks are covered thoroughly and research directions for networking and information security are discussed. Web site design and research findings about site usability considerations are examined. Prerequisite: IS&T MS entrance requirements, including solid programming knowledge.

Tuition & Fees

Missouri Resident Fee Rates
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1200.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3600.00
Missouri Non-Resident Fee Rates
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1200.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3600.00
Active Duty Military Fee Rates
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $734.94
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $2204.82
Tuition rates are subject to change.

What's it like to take a program online?

  • Earn a quality education online

    With more than 100 online programs to choose from across our four campuses, our online students have incredible access to career-advancing education. Our online courses are developed and taught by the same excellent faculty and instructors who teach the courses on campus. Whether you’re looking for an undergraduate education, graduate education, or a certificate program to further your career, one of our four campuses has an option to fit your needs.

  • Learning that fits your schedule

    Online learning provides students with the flexibility and freedom to attend classes whenever and wherever you are, in a way that is convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue working and by avoiding relocation, travel and commuting costs. Courses must be completed in scheduled time frames, but in most cases, you can log in and complete course work whenever doing so best fits your schedule. Online education means learning on your terms – not the other way around.

  • Service you expect from a renowned University

    Our goal is to provide our online students with an excellent academic experience, without forcing you to make sacrifices in other areas of your life.

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