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
Sample Job Titles
- Business Process Analyst
- Database Administrator
- IT Consultant
- Risk & Security Specialist
- Telecommunications Engineer
- Cap Gemini
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.
Points of Pride
- Student Experience
Student MIS organization was named the "Student Chapter of the Year" in 2012 out of 65 chapters internationally.
Ranked one of the top 10 undergraduate programs by U.S. News & World Report in 2012.
The MIS Advisory Board is comprised of over 20 corporate members who hire graduates. The Managment Information Systems major also has one of top job placement rates .
Faculty is published in leading journals across multiple disciplines, including all major information systems journals, but also top management and engineering journals