Information Systems

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Program Description

UMBC offers programs leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Information Systems. The M.S. degree program is available in two instructional formats: a traditional campus-based format and an online format.


Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.
M.S.

Tracks/Concentrations: 

Artificial Intelligence (on campus and online)
Data Science (on campus and online)
User Experience (on campus and online)
Cybersecurity (online)

Department:  Information Systems

Part-Time or Full-Time:  Full-time, Part-Time

Online or On Campus:  Online or On Campus

Accelerated Program


Admissions Requirements

Information Systems

Ph.D.: GRE General Test or GMAT required
Should have or be willing to acquire the necessary competence in statistical analysis, experimental design, programming, databases, and computer networks.

MS: GRE scores not required

Term of Admission: Fall and Spring, Summer(online only)

Domestic Application Deadlines:
M.S.: May 1 and October 1
Ph.D.: February 1 and September 1

International Application Deadlines: 
M.S.: April 1 and October 1
Ph.D.: February 1 and September 1

View Deadlines for Online Information Systems Program


Contact Us

Main Contact Info: 410-455-2650 (UMBC)

Graduate Program Director (On Campus):

Dr. Sreedevi Sampath, sampath@umbc.edu

Graduate Program Director (Online):

Michael Brown, michaelb@umbc.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator:

Shannon Carey, 410-455-2650, shannoncarey@umbc.edu

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