Information Systems MS atGeorge Mason University , FairfaxVolgenau School of Engineering


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The mission of the MSIS program is to allow students of diverse baccalaureate and professional backgrounds obtain a high-quality MS degree that allows students to further specialize in related areas of big data, data and knowledge engineering, decision support systems, web-based software engineering, and information security assurance prepares students for careers in information systems in large and small organizations in both industry and government
  • Modern information systems manage data, information and knowledge to support enterprise functions and decision making as well as human social activity over the Internet.
  • Increasingly, these systems are distributed, collaborative, involve big data and hosted in the cloud
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  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #801-1000

      - QS 2022

    • #251-300

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #453

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #148

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 20,93,706
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 12,69,415
InsuranceINR 2,56,783
New Student FeeINR 4,972
TotalINR 15,31,170

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 82.86


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 15ᵗʰ December 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must have earned a 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale or better in your baccalaureate study
  • Applicants must hold a four-year (120-credit) baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and have earned a GPA of 3.00 or better in the last 60 credits
  • To ensure students have an adequate background in mathematical methods, computer technology, and programming knowledge
  • The program requires knowledge in the following:

    • Discrete and Logical Structures for Information Systems
    •  Computer Organization Course and Operating Systems 
    •  Program Design and Data Structures 
    • Object-Oriented Programming in Java


Marks - 80/120


Marks - 67/90


Marks - 7/9


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • The GRE is only required for those who have not earned a Bachelor's degree from a US Institution.


Marks - 120/160

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Submit the appropriate application with two letters of recommendation from people directly knowledgeable of the applicant's professional and academic competence

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Mason Foundation Scholarship- Graduate Students
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