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Executive Master of Science in Information Systems Admission Requirements

 Requirements

Admission to our University is very competitive as well as selective and we review each application by the same standards.

  • Application and Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts must be received for all undergraduate and graduate coursework from accredited colleges or universities directly from the issuing college or university
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of a 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Any international course work complete must have official transcript evaluations completed and submitted to the University by the evaluation firm. Evaluations MUST include GPA for admission. Approved Evaluation Firms are:
    • World Education Services (WES)
    • Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE)
    • International Education Research Foundation (IERF)
    • Educational Perspectives (EP)
  • Documentation of language fluency for non-native speakers of English, such as a score report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the 8 International English Language Testing System (IELTS). This requirement is waived for students who have completed bachelor’s or master’s level coursework in the U.S. at an accredited institution. The minimum acceptable TOEFL or IELTS scores for admission are: 
    • Paper-based TOEFL (PBT) - 550 
    • Internet-based TOEFL (IBT) - 79 
    • IELTS - 6
  • International students applying for executive-format and seeking F1 VISA status must provide a copy of their current passport
  • Admission to the Executive Program is completed by a review of the above documents
  • Upon Admissions to the Executive Program, a non-refundable $250 deposit is required for course registration

All admissions materials should be submitted to International Graduate Admissions:

University of the Cumberlands
International Graduate Services

649 S. 10th Street Suite B
Williamsburg, KY 40769
Phone 606.539.3577
Toll Free 800.343.1609   ext. 3577
Email digs@ucumberlands.edu

Transfer of Credit Policy

A maximum of nine semester hours of credit may be transferred from an accredited graduate institution. Transfer credits must be in courses equivalent to courses in the program. All transfer credits must be approved by the Program Director and the Registrar and have been earned within the last five years. Grades for any transfer credits accepted into the program do not count in the program GPA.