MSIS students

Master of Science in Information Systems

The Master of Science in Information Systems program at the University of Washington Foster School of Business in Seattle is a one-year, work-compatible, accelerated master’s program designed to train current and future business leaders in information systems management. Leveraging Foster’s deep relationship with Seattle’s unique, dynamic, and innovative business community, MSIS students will gain hands on experience solving complex, unstructured business problems while learning executive management principles like operations, accounting, and marketing.

Program overview

Start date: June 19, 2017
Duration: 12 months
Total credits: 44
Quarters: Summer, fall, winter, spring
Tuition (fees not included): $38,000

Application deadline: February 1
Program Type: Full-time–weeknights and some Saturdays
Class Type: Cohort-based, in-person
Course Sequence: Lock-step

MSIS curriculum

Classes will take place over four-consecutive quarters on Monday evenings, Wednesday evenings, and some Saturdays. Student coursework includes topics like data analysis, information security, and IT project management.  Learn more about courses and scheduling on the curriculum page.

Student experience

From networking events to guest speakers, MSIS students have many opportunities to gain hands-on experience and grow in the information systems management field. Visit the student experience page for more.

Information Systems careers

After completing the program, MSIS graduates go on to lead fulfilling management level careers in the information systems and information technology management. Visit the Career Services’ page for more information on career paths and support.

Ready to apply?

Visit the Admissions page for detailed admissions information.

Class of 2018 profile

class size
average years of professional work experience
Technology:40%,Financial Services:21%,Consulting:19%,Consumer Products:4%,Government:4%,Manufacturing:2%,Marketing:2%,Other:6%industry mix
average age
average GMAT
average GRE
companies represented
degree other than business
advanced degree prior to MSIS

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