Master of Science – Management Information Systems – Delivery Methods:

Traditional (In-person) Online 4+1 (Current Mays students)
Number of hours 36 36 36
Time to complete degree 21 months 24 months 9 months(4)
Course length 15 weeks 8 weeks 15 weeks
Course term 3 courses per 15-week term 1 course per 8-week term 5 courses per 15-week term
Course delivery Live and in person Recorded lectures; fully online(2) Live and in person
Courses 8 core courses and 4 electives 12 core courses 7 core courses and 5 electives
Students eligible U.S. residents and non-U.S. residents U.S. residents U.S. residents and non-U.S. residents
Internship Option for a summer internship No Option for a summer internship(5)
GRE/GMAT required Yes No(3) Yes
Target student Full-time, living in College Station Working professionals living in the United States Students earning an undergraduate degree at TAMU
Prerequisites(1) Four Four Four
Certificates Options for Cybersecurity Management -and- Business Intelligence and Analytics All students earn two (Data Management -and- Technical Development Management) Options for Cybersecurity Management -and- Business Intelligence and Analytics



1 Prerequisites include programming, networking, database, and systems analysis & design.


2 The program requires an “Aggie experience” that is two to three days in length, in-person on the Texas A&M campus, prior to the first- and second-year courses. These experiences help prepare the student for the upcoming academic year, including introductions to the faculty and staff, orientation, and learning more about the rich history of Texas A&M.

3 Applications for Fall 2023 do not require the GMAT or GRE but is subject to change in future admission cycles.

4 If planned properly, Mays undergrad students can complete the MS degree by adding an additional fall and spring semester to their degree plan. This requires taking up to 15 hours per semester in the additional year, as they will complete six hours of the MS coursework during their final undergraduate semester.

5 The graduate internship is completed in the summer after earning the undergraduate degree.