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University of South Florida

Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Business administration Information systems
Master of Science (MS) Business analytics and information systems Information assurance
Master of Science (MS) Business analytics and information systems Analytics and business intelligence

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 189

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT, GRE or other standardized scores for graduate programs
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Thesis or practicum project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT or GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

668
Applied
433
Accepted
131
Enrolled
65%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GMAT, GRE or other standardized scores for graduate programs
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, relevant work experience
Doctoral Degree Exam GMAT or GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, personal statement, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

323
Total Graduate Students
75%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.17%
Black or African American 2.79%
White or Caucasian 11%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.62%
Unknown 1.24%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 0
Male (21)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Data mining, business intelligence, bioterrorism surveillance, health informatics/informatics, software engineering, agent-based modeling, distributed systems, statistics, electronic markets, e-commerce, business process improvement, operations management, supply chain, LEAN management, global information systems, organizational impacts of IT, enterprise resource planning, business intelligence, Web and mobile technologies, social networks, information security
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
423,775

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Kaushal Chari
Chair and Professor
Email: kchari@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-6768
Fax: 813-974-6749

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