Prospective Student Resources

Center for Information Systems & Technology (CISAT)

CISAT is the ideal place to do graduate work in Information Systems & Technology (IST). Our students and faculty conduct exciting transdisciplinary research centered on solving important societial problems with computing technologies. The fruits of this research permeates our coursework and our surrounding community. As a student here, whether at the master's or doctoral level, you will be a member of a vibrant community of scholars!


Application Requirements (MS and Ph.D):

  1. Completion of our online application. (Application Submission fee is $80)
  2. Official Transcripts
  3. Official TOEFL* / IELTS score (International Applicants only)
  4. Official GRE** / GMAT score
  5. 3 Letters of Recommendation
  6. Resume
  7. Personal Statement
*TOEFL scores are waived for international applicants who meet minimum internal requirements.
**GRE waiver available for applicants who have already obtained a master's degree and have 10+ years of relevant work experience.

Download the CISAT Application Requirements for submission details.

Our Application Process:

Fall and Spring 2016:

Priority Application Deadlines
Fall March 1st
Spring November 1st
Please note that we accept applications for Fall semester admission all-year round; however, we encourage students to submit applications as soon as possible to recieve the highest consideration for fellowships and financial aid.

Questions? Contact our office by email ( or phone (909.621.8209). We are happy to answer any questions about our program (e.g., degree requirements, faculty, research opportunities) or the admissions process!