Masters in Management Information Systems
The objective of the Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MMIS) program is to educate a diverse group of students by providing them knowledge of
and training in the use and management of computer-based management information systems.
The MS program at Texas Southern University provides tools and techniques to individuals
in analyzing the management information functions of planning, organizing, staffing,
and controlling in small to multinational business organizations and trains them for
managerial positions in the Management Information Systems/Supply Chain Management
areas of construction, manufacturing, wholesale/retail, energy, and healthcare industries.
Graduates of the MS in MIS program are equipped with:
- Skills in using computers and computer-based applications including popular business
software and their applications to business.
- An understanding of Supply Chain functions and selected MIS applications in that area.
- Skills required to becoming knowledgeable users of at least one commercially available
and popular MIS application with SCM focus.
- Skills required for analysis and determination of information requirements, and for
developing Management Information Systems using commercially available application
generators and packages.
- Thorough understanding to develop and operate efficient and effective supply chain
Please click on the following link to access a pdf file with additional program information,
course descriptions, and, an application checklist: Master of Science in MIS
For further information please contact:
Mahesh B. Vanjani, Ph.D.
Professor of Management Information Systems
Chair, Department of Business Administration
Jesse H. Jones School of Business
Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne Avenue
Houston, Texas 77004
Phone: (713) 313-7786
1. APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
URL for Online Application:https://app.applyyourself.com/?id=tsu
2. OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS
Please submit two (2) official transcripts from each college, university and graduate school attended as a registered
student. If you earned a degree from Texas Southern University, a transcript will
be requested on your behalf.
Applicants must submit a valid and acceptable GMAT Score: A score on the aptitude
section of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), which will be used in conjunction
with other admission factors. An Analytical Writing score of 3.5 or above is required
on the GMAT exam to fulfill English proficiency requirement. GRE Scores are accepted in lieu of GMAT scores for the MMIS program.
International students need to submit a valid and acceptable TOEFL score: A score
of at least 550 on the paper-based test, 213 on the computer-based test, or 79 on
the internet-based test of the TOEFL.
5. PROFESSIONAL RESUME
Please include a current resume detailing your professional work experience and areas
of responsibility. The resume should reflect work experience beyond earning your baccalaureate
6. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Please write a concise essay of no more than 500 words (2-page), explaining your reasoning
for seeking an advanced degree in business, describing how the program will help facilitate
your career goals. Include a discussion of your greatest accomplishment and disappointment
and lessons learned from the experiences, your professional experience as it relates
to the pursuance of this program as well as a brief discussion of post-MMIS goals.
7. TWO (2) LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
Two letters of recommendation are required. Letters of recommendation should be obtained
from individuals who know you well and can present a balanced evaluation and assessment
of your capabilities. Letters should include your strengths, areas for improvement
and commitment to academic excellence in a rigorous program.
8. $50 NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE ($75 for International Applicants), payable to Texas Southern University.