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):
- Completion of our online application. (Application Submission fee is $80)
- Official Transcripts
- Official TOEFL* or IELTS score (International Applicants only)
- Official GRE or GMAT score **
- 2 Letters of Recommendation
- Personal Statement
*TOEFL or IELTS scores are waived for international applicants who meet minimum internal requirements.
**GRE or GMAT waiver available for applicants who have already obtained a master's degree with 3+ years and PhD have 10+ years of relevant work experience.
Download the CISAT Application Requirements for submission details.
Our Application Process:
Summer, Spring, and Fall Application Deadlines:
Spring Application Deadlines
Priority Deadline – November 1
Final Deadline – November 1 (International Applicants)
Final Deadline – January 1 (Domestic Applicants)
Summer Application Deadlines
Priority Deadline – March 1
Final Deadline – March 1 (International Applicants)
Final Deadline – May 1 (Domestic Applicants)
Fall Application Deadlines
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.
Priority Deadline – February 1
Final Deadline – June 1 (International Applicants)
Final Deadline – August 15 (Domestic Applicants)
Questions? Contact our office by email (CISATinfo@cgu.edu) 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!