Athabasca University - Graduate Programs

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Program Information

School:Athabasca University - Graduate Programs
Faculty:School of Computing and Information Systems
Degree:Master; Distance
Field of Study:Management Information Systems, General
Description:AU's Master of Science (specialization in Information Systems) program is based on the MSIS 2006 Model Curriculum, with the additional rigour of a technology specialization within a broader context of changing IT industry needs and leverage the rich and diverse resources within the School of Computing and Information Systems at Athabasca University. In particular, our curriculum emphasizes the tie between Information Systems and other disciplines such as Computer Science and Software Engineering.
URL:Information Systems at Athabasca University - Graduate Programs
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $19,630

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants for admission to the MSc IS program must: Hold a baccalaureate degree in computer science, information systems, or a related area, or, Hold a baccalaureate degree or higher and have significant professional-level experience with information systems (defined as follows: "Experience must be in a role requiring the use of a significant level of IT knowledge where a high level of independent judgment and responsibility are exercised"), or, Hold the CIPS ISP designation or equivalent (Canadian IT Professional [CITP] or Certified Computing Professional [CCP] designation).

    Test Scores:
    • CanTEST or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 24, 2017