Master of Science in Information Systems

Master of Science in Information Systems
36-44 credit hours
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The University of Cincinnati Lindner College of Business’ Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) program combines core business knowledge and information systems-focused technical courses with an experiential component that offers in-depth, real-world experience before graduation.

Our students graduate from the MS Information Systems program with leadership technology skills that allow them to bridge technology, people, and processes. Post-graduation you’ll have the skills in business, data and technology needed to design solutions that help data-driven companies reach top-business goals.

UC’s MSIS program is renowned for its strengths in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Business Intelligence, Database Design and Modeling, and Project Management

Why an Online Information Systems program at the University of Cincinnati?

Program Highlights:
  • Built for part-time students, this 36-44 credit hour program can be completed in less than two years. For the MSIS program, part-time students are recommended to take 8 credits (4 classes) per semester.
    • Offers 8 hours of Basic Business Knowledge (BBK) courses for those without a business bachelor’s degree.
  • Led by Lindner College of Business faculty who conduct leading-edge research and have extensive experience in both industry and academia.
  • Our online bootcamp sets you up for success before your first day of class — providing you with valuable tech and non-tech skills that will benefit you throughout your time in the program.
  • Designed for working professionals balancing personal and professional commitments, our 100% online, asynchronous courses allow you to build a schedule that fits around your personal and professional commitments.
  • Start-to-graduation support: every student enrolled online is assigned a dedicated Student Success Coordinator (SSC) providing one-on-one support. Our SSC’s ensure you will meet your degree requirements and help get you to graduation.


MSIS Video


Carl H. Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati | Why MSIS?

Want to know what to expect from UC’s online MSIS program? In this video, you’ll learn how you can build your business and technology skills with a master’s degree in information systems.

Online Master’s in Information Systems Accreditation and Rankings 


Top Ranked MSIS Program | UC Online

Ranked by EdUniversal, UC is a top-15 Master of Science in Information Systems program.




The Lindner College of Business is accredited by the AACSB and has been recognized as one of the best business schools in the country by The Princeton Review and U.S. News and World Report.

Master's in Information Systems Careers | UC Online

Historically, our program has 100% placement within 3 months of graduation.

Our graduates go on to work for top companies, which include:
  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Convergys
  • Cummins
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • General Electric
  • Google
  • Great American Insurance
  • HSBC
  • KPMG
  • Microsoft
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • PwC
  • SAP
  • Unilever
  • University of Cincinnati
  • and US Bank

Master of Science in Information Systems at UC

As an online program, we have students from diverse educational backgrounds and work experiences. When you join our MSIS program, you’re also joining a network of students with similar goals that are willing to share their experience and knowledge to help you grow professionally.

This program is within the Lindner College of Business. As such, you’ll become a part of the UC Carl H. Lindner College of Business Alumni Network, which includes over 45,000 alumni across the country and worldwide.

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