How to Apply

We are excited to meet you and help you achieve your goals.

Kelley MS in Information Systems students have a passion for creating business value using technology.

They pursue careers ranging from IT strategy to system implementation roles in technology consulting, corporate IT transformation, and IT governance and controls.

Kelley MSIS Priority Application

Apply early to save time and money. This simplified application is short and requires fewer documents initially—plus there is no application fee. This means you can start the application process quickly and hear from the admissions team sooner.

Requirements

No application fee

IU students: Resume

Other U.S. undergraduates: Resume and scanned transcript

Non-U.S. undergraduates: Resume, scanned transcript, and student copies of test scores (GRE/GMAT, TOEFL)

Application Deadlines for Students from Domestic Institutions

January 15

Priority Deadline

March 1

Standard Deadline

Application Deadlines for Students from International Institutions

November 1

Early Decision Deadline

December 1

Priority Deadline

February 1

Standard Deadline

Please note:

  • Current Kelley applicants: Current Kelley students may apply at any time during their undergraduate program. We encourage you to apply during your junior year or earlier. Kelley Direct Admit students may apply as early as their freshman year. Seniors must apply by March 1 or prior to accepting a full-time employment offer.
  • +Kelley (non-Kelley applicants): +Kelley students (those from the Indiana University’s College of Arts + Sciences, DePauw University, and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology) must apply by March 1 of their senior year. Current students at these institutions are encouraged to apply as early as their junior year.
  • Domestic (non-Kelley) applicants: All domestic (non-Kelley) students must apply prior to March 1 of senior year. Current students at U.S. peer institutions are encouraged to apply as early as their junior year.
  • International applicants from U.S. institutions: International applicants from U.S. institutions must apply prior to March 1 of senior year. See international student application instructions. 
  • International applicants with non-U.S. undergraduate degrees: Priority deadline, including required documents, is November 1. Final deadline, including required documents, is December 1. See international student application instructions. 

Are you currently an undergraduate student at Kelley?

This transition to the MSIS program is simplified for you. No personal statement, GMAT, or GRE scores are required. Additionally, only names are required for two faculty references (no letters). You will receive notification of your application status within 30 days.

Other graduates or current undergraduate students are encouraged to apply.

No previous work experience is required for MSIS students—just an undergraduate degree (U.S. bachelor’s equivalent) from an accredited university. First, make sure you will meet the MSIS Core course prerequisites.

Application Deadlines

Kelley students are encouraged to apply early in their undergraduate careers.

For no application fee and a simplified process, apply by the priority deadline:

U.S. undergraduates in their senior year: January 15

Non-U.S. undergraduates: November 1

PRIORITY APPLICATION

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Invest in Your Future

More than 97 percent of MS in Information Systems students receive job offers in their degree field.

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The Kelley Advantage

Top companies—including Accenture, EY, Deloitte, General Motors and PwC—hire MSIS students because they know our innovative curriculum prepares students for the future of business technology.

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