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Texas MSITM Program Prerequisites

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Admission to the full-time program is selective. We will not review incomplete applications. Qualified applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
  • University coursework or professional experience in computer programming and database is required; major, minor, or certificate in Computer Science or Management Information Systems is preferred
  • Strong communication skills and motivation
  • Upper-division GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • No work experience required, though students with work, leadership, and/or professional development experience are encouraged to apply

Coursework Prerequisites

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Application Deadlines

The Texas MSITM program enrolls one class per year, in the summer semester only. Applicants are considered on a rolling basis based on the following deadlines:

Round 1: October 16, 2017
Round 2: January 8, 2018 (First deadline for international applicants)
Round 3: February 5, 2018 (Final deadline for international applicants)
Round 4: March 19, 2018 
Round 5: May 1, 2018 

For more information or application questions, contact the MSITM Program Office.

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How to Apply

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  • All applicants must submit official GRE or GMAT scores that are less than five years old. We do not waive this requirement for applicants with work experience. The GMAT Code for will become available once applications are open.
  • International students must also submit an official report of the TOEFL or IELTS with scores no older than two years. If you obtained your bachelor's degree in the U.S. or other English-speaking country, we may request expired TOEFL or IELTS scores for review.

Qualified applicants may be contacted to schedule an interview as part of the review process. Interviews may be conducted on the phone, through Skype, or in person, depending on the applicant's availability.

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International Students

International students who complete a STEM-designated degree program like the MSITM may qualify for an additional 24-month extension of OPT.

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