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Why Choose MIS?

The Management Information Systems Program combines a strong business curriculum with the experience and technical skills needed to compete in today's information-based society.

It's about working with people to get them the information they need to do their jobs better/faster smarter. You will learn about business and technology but there's a major communication component, too – you have to be conversant in technology and business to understand at all levels what is needed and how you can solve problems by bridging the gap between IT and business.

The digital revolution is driving radical change to businesses. Those who understand how to use information technology to drive sustained competitive advantage are well–positioned for exciting and fruitful careers.

Why Should I choose to major in MIS?         What jobs are available to MIS majors
  • Job satisfaction
  • High placement rate
  • High salaries
  • Exciting fields
  • Challenging fields
  • Hands-on problem solving
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Global opportunities
  • Great chance for advancement
  • You can have an impact!
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Application Developer
  • IT Consultant
  • Systems Analyst
  • IT Development Project Leader
  • Database Administrator
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Systems Developer
  • Database Analyst
  • Web Developer
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT User Liaison
  • Network Administrator

How long will MIS jobs be around?

Demand for workers in these occupations will be driven by the continuing need for businesses, government agencies, and other organizations to adopt and utilize the latest technologies. Workers in these occupations will be needed to develop software, increase cyber security, and update existing network infrastructure.

We invite you to visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website for job outlook details:

What kind of people pursue MIS?

There are a lot of different profiles, but there are some traits we've found make great MIS professionals. Do these describe you?  If so, then our MIS program is for you!

  • Are good problem solvers
  • Like to work with people 
  • Can think strategically about technology 
  • Like responsibility for developing and then implementing their ideas 
  • Can bridge both technology and business 
  • Can see both details and the big picture 
  • Are excellent communicators 
  • Can manage time and resources well

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Last Updated: Thursday, April 30, 2015 4:08:28 PM