Management Information Systems

In a world where computers, smartphones, and the Internet play major roles in our daily lives, experts who can understand and utilize the latest technology to improve the way we do things will always be in demand. The MIS concentration can help you become one of these professionals.
 
Degree Type: BS
 

Turn your interests in technology and computer science into a rewarding career in the lucrative field of information technology (IT).

If keeping up with the latest tech trends fascinates you, if you’re a critical thinker who enjoys analyzing data and solving problems, and if you want to part of an exciting and high-tech future, you’ll enjoy the MIS course options available at CBU. These include foundational knowledge of business applications, information systems, and web development, as well as special topics that allow you to intensively study what interests you most. There’s even an internship option, in which you’ll work for a company, a charity organization, or CBU on real-world MIS projects.

What You’ll Study

The MIS major requires 121 credit hours. You’ll take CBU general education and liberal arts courses, business core courses, and courses in:

  • Systems analysis and design
  • Application and web development
  • Database design and business intelligence
  • Qualitative methods of management
  • Information systems project management

You will also have the opportunity to complete a MIS internship.

View Management Information Systems Course Requirements

Careers

Technology is an increasingly important part of just about every field, meaning that many MIS roles are available. These include using technology to analyze and solve business problems, to improve communications and data storage, to increase productivity, and more.

  • Business analyst
  • IT associate
  • Database administrator
  • Programmer
  • Telecommunications associate

Our Graduates

CBU graduates have successful MIS careers at companies including:

  • General Motors
  • Halliburton
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Northeast Georgia Health System
  • Caesar’s Entertainment

Is MIS for You?

MIS students often share similar mindsets and ways of thinking. If you identify with some of the skills and interests on this list, a career in MIS may be a good fit for you:

  • Interest in technology
  • Attention to detail
  • Developing ideas and systems
  • Conducting research
  • Analyzing data

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