Kuwait University
College of Life Sciences

Information Science Department
ABET Accredited in General Computing

Admission Requirements

This program is designed to cater to candidates with undergraduate degrees in computing-related disciplines who wish to advance their career in Computing Information Systems. Candidates with any of the following qualifications are eligible to apply:

  • BS in Information Science.
  • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
  • BS in Information Systems or Information Technology.
  • BS in Software Engineering.
  • BS in Information Security or Cybersecurity.

Remark: Holders of the BS in Management Information Systems cannot apply to this program. They are encouraged to consider applying to the Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT).


The following requirements must also be met:

  • A minimum Overall GPA of 2.67 (4.00 basis), Major GPA of 3.00 (4.00 basis) or equivalent.
  • A minimum of TOEFL score of 500 or equivalent.