MSIS Admissions

Ready to take the next step and apply? Our applicants come from the fields of both IT and business, and come with the determination to be successful in the MSIS program.

Admission Requirements

  • Resume - Detailing Your Professional Work Experience

  • Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended. Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to

  • Statement of Interest - 1-2 pages describing why you are interested in the KSU MSIS program and how the program fits with your career/educational goals.

  • References - List of three references with contact details including their phone numbers.
  • GMAT Score Report - Request that your scores be sent electronically to KSU. The KSU school code for score reporting is 5359.

  • You may qualify to apply for a GMAT alternative within the application if you meet one or more of these 3 exceptions (qualifying to apply for a GMAT waiver does not necessarily mean that the waiver will be granted - the program's decision in this regard will be binding and non negotiable):

    1. A previous graduate-level degree from an appropriately accredited university in USA/Canada.

    2. Five (5) or more years of professional, full-time, post baccalaureate work experience.

    3. Three (3) or more years of professional, full-time, post baccalaureate work experience with at least a 3.25 overall cumulative undergrad GPA.

* Note: If your undergrad degree is from outside US/Canada and you do not have a graduate degree from an appropriately accredited university in US/Canada, GMAT waiver may not be possible.

Important Dates and Deadlines 

All admissions documentation must be submitted by:

  • Fall semester deadline: July 1

  • Spring semester deadline: November 15

  • Summer semester deadline: April 1

Additional Requirements for International Applicants - click here.

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Once your application is complete, an admission decision will be made within 14 days.