Hello , I completed bcom computers and planning for MS in usa . Which will be the best technical course for me MIS or CS?

Asked by Yashwanth Ananthula about 1 year ago

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Ajay Tewani

Ajay Tewani

Investment Analyst at IFC - World Bank Group | IIM Ahmedabad | CA | CFA Level III

Some of the basic requirements for MS in CS are mentioned below:

UG degree equivalent to bachelors in computer science in USA or relevant technical field with

aggregate marks of 3.0 GPA out of 4.0 GPA.

o This is equivalent to 83-86% and the grade equivalent is B. 

GRE score is one of the important criteria, average marks vary between 292-328.

Students need to have good scores in ELPs like IELTS and TOEFL.

Required Documents

Complete Admission Form

Payment Receipt of the admission form

Academic Transcripts

Scores of standardized exams to study in USA, like IELTS, TOEFL, etc.

Degree Certificates

Copy of Passport

Letter of recommendation


MS in MIS in the USA is usually available in leading B-Schools and universities. These courses typically

cover 1-2 years, with 33 credit hours needed for coursework as well. Some institutions may insist on a

completed thesis during the tenure of the course.


4-year Bachelor’s degree in business or IT-related disciplines. 

Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale. The percentile equivalent is 83-86%, while B is the grade


Minimum MS in Management Information Systems in USA GRE scores vary across institutions. A

good GRE score is usually 300 (minimum), while it is 550 for the GMAT. 

Specific IELTS and TOEFL scores are needed for those coming from non-English speaking

countries. A good TOEFL score is usually between 78 and 100, while a good IELTS score is

between 6.0 and 7.0. 

Work experience may be needed in some universities. 

Top colleges:

Harvard university

Princeton university

University of Washington

University of Columbia

University of Pennsylvania

Yale university



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