Management Information Systems (MIS) is a hands-on major that equips students with real-world skills that are highly sought-after in the job market. To prepare students for leading IT-enabled change in organizations, MIS faculty utilize a variety of instructional methods, which include:
- Hands-on computer experience
- Class lectures and discussions, textbook and article studies
- Class assignments, laboratory projects, and applied (team) projects in the business community
- Case studies and demonstrations
- Field trips and presentations by industry practitioners
Topics covered include:
- Computer programming in business
- Data management
- Business process management
- Project management
- Web application development with PHP
- System analysis and design
Positions & Placements
Careers in MIS
- Consultant (IT/Business)
- Business Process Analyst
- Data Analyst
- App Developer
- Risk & Security Specialist
- Energy Informatics Analyst
What’s considered in your acceptance to the Management Information Systems major?
- ETS Proficiency Profile
This is a standardized, multiple-choice assessment of the academic skills.
- Management Information Systems course grades
Grade in MIST 2090 or CSCI 1100, if complete and grades in MIST 4610 and/or MIST 5750, if complete. MIST 4610 and MIST 5750 are not required for admission to MIS.
- Accounting course grades
Grades in ACCT 2101 and ACCT 2102. Applicants currently enrolled in ACCT 2102 will be evaluated based on the grade in ACCT 2101.
- Math course grades
Grades in all Mathematics courses. The level of course(s) will also be considered.
- Statement of Purpose
A brief essay (300-400 words) which describes your interest in the Management Information Systems major and your future goals.