Whether you need a program that fits around your professional travel schedule or all around busy life, the MSIS Online offers the ability for students to keep their full-time jobs while completing a 30-credit hour degree. Curriculum is structured with deadlines, webinars and deliverables each week.

Program At-a-Glance

Credit Requirement: 30 Credit Hours

Core Credits: 18

Elective Credits: 12

Full-Time and Part-Time Formats: Students can pursue the MSIS Online program in either a full-time or part-time format. Full-time students complete the program in three semesters (12 months), and part-time students complete the program in four or more semesters (15+ months).

Class Availability: MSIS Online courses are delivered in an interactive online format, available to students 24 hours a day. Students also engage with instructors during weekly webinars.

Course Sequence: Some courses in MSIS Online curriculum are designed to be taken sequentially. Once admitted, your academic advisor will contact you to map out a course of study that will match your needs with class offerings.

Master of Science Requirement: MSIS Online students complete a capstone project to satisfy the Master of Science degree requirement. A master’s thesis is not required.

Enrollment Options: Summer and fall semesters; after summer 2017, fall only.

BS/MS Co-Terminal Degree: The BS/MS co-terminal degree is a unique program available to University of Utah IS majors who would like to pursue the MSIS Online program concurrently with their undergraduate degree.


MSIS Curriculum
Admissions Requirements