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Management Information Systems

All businesses and organizations depend on information systems to organize and maintain the data needed for decision-making.  The Management Information Systems (MIS) major prepares students to design, develop, and manage information systems within organizations.  MIS majors develop a foundation of business knowledge and skills that is complemented by more in-depth study of information technology.  Many majors choose to double major within the School of Business or choose a minor that enhances their career opportunities.

Students who succeed as MIS Majors are:

  • Able to work independently
  • Able to teach others
  • Self-directed and proactive
  • Effective team members

The MIS Major curriculum emphasizes:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Analyzing and resolving problems
  • Technical skills
  • Creativity, with good design and layout skills
  • Knowledge of Internet and network technologies
  • Good people skills