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The MSIS program offers students the ability to keep a full-time job while completing a 30-credit hour master’s degree. Starting in either the Fall, Spring, or Summer semester, students can complete the program in as little as 12 months.

Credit Requirement: 30 Credit Hours

Core Credits: 18

Elective Credits: 12

Full-Time and Part-Time Formats: Students can pursue the MSIS 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). Both formats are designed to meet the needs of working students; all required courses are offered in the evening.

Class Availability: MSIS courses are offered primarily in the evenings. A limited number of daytime electives are available. Once admitted, you will work with your academic advisor to map out a course of study that fits in with your other life commitments..

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

Enrollment Options: Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters

Options for IS Majors:

  • 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 program concurrently with their undergraduate degree.
  • Fast Track: The MSIS fast track application process allows IS alumni to streamline their application process to the MSIS program.

Concurrent Degrees: The MSIS program can be completed concurrently with an MBA, MS Business Analytics, or MS Finance.

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