While not required, we strongly suggest testing your skills to be prepared for the fast-paced MSITM curriculum. Utilize the coursework or skills tests below to help you gauge your level of preparedness as an MSITM applicant.
For UT Austin students, the following 3 courses offered by the University of Texas at Austin (or their equivalent at another institution) are excellent preparation for the MSITM Program. Links are for recent syllabi of courses - students should review current course descriptions to see topics covered and determine equivalency at other institutions:
We also feel that any of the topics for CS 329E would also prepare students to succeed in our program:
For non-UT Austin students, we recommend finding equivalent coursework at your university or college.
Questions regarding content or equivalency for the above courses can be directed to our admissions team at TexasMSITM@mccombs.utexas.edu.
MSITM Application Checklist
All sections within the online application must be filled out completely. Additionally, if the admissions committee requires further information about a candidate, an interview may be required.