The Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS) is a STEM program combining technical knowledge and management skills with concentrations in Information Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Business and Data Analytics.
The MSMIS program introduces students to a challenging field focused on integrating information technology and organizational processes to meet the needs of businesses and other enterprises. Professionals who understand how to strategically and effectively use information systems in organizations are in high demand. Because our graduates make a significant contribution to the competitiveness and well-being of the organizations in which they work after graduation, they command very competitive salaries.
Courses are offered as evening classes to accommodate the busy life of a working professional. Courses are taught with discussions and innovative teaching methods such as review of current articles, real-world cases, team projects, and flipped classrooms.
Eligible candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, in any discipline, from an accredited four-year institution (or a recognized equivalent from an accredited institution). Applicants’ previous academic record and GMAT or GRE score will be a consideration for admission.
Both our ERP and Business and Data Analytics concentrations are SAP University Alliance programs. SAP University Alliances is a global program enabling more than 3,200 educational institutions in over 111 countries to integrate the latest SAP technologies into teaching. Students who complete the required SAP courses are eligible to receive an SAP University Alliances Student Recognition Award (formerly known as the SAP Certificate) signed by the SAP University Alliances Program Manager and the department chair of Information Systems. These students satisfy the education requirements to enter SAP´s TS410 certification process.
SAP University Alliances member schools gain access to the SAP Business Suite family of solutions, including SAP ERP. This comprehensive business software suite enables students to put classroom theory into practice through demonstrations, exercises and problem-solving, case studies, and research investigations. Our students gain insight into how SAP and other enterprise solutions can empower a business to optimize key processes such as accounting and controlling, human capital management, materials management, and sales and distribution.
Students in the Information Systems concentration are exposed to a curriculum focused on leadership qualities and attributes, such as the ability to be a visionary, motivator, decision maker, and communicator. Career opportunities for these graduates can include chief information officer, chief technology officer, and information systems consultant.
Students in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) concentration learn how to integrate all the business processes of different departments and functions across a company onto a single management of information systems (MIS). The systems optimize departments and processes operational efficient decision making and financial benefit of the company. Graduates with this concentration will be prepared to assist companies in the selection, implementation, and support of ERP systems.
Students in the Business and Data analytics concentration learn how to provide managerial, analytical, and technical skills needed to gather data, store and organize the data, analyze the data using programming tools and quantitative methods, and use the resulting information to make decisions that will allow an organization to improve business performance and gain a competitive advantage. Graduates with this concentration will be prepared to take on careers as business analysts and data scientist in the functional and technical areas within an organization. These careers are in great demand in the current local and national job markets.
MSMIS Core Courses
INFO 5880 Data Analytics for Competitive Advantage
INFO 6100 Enterprise Information Systems
INFO 6410 Information Security
INFO 6790 Innovation Strategy
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Business and Data Analytics
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For more information on the MSMIS program contact David Ang, department head, at (334) 244-3308 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, and geography and industry, here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries nationally.
Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 12 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 546,200 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security. The median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $86,320 in May 2018.
Eligible candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, in any discipline, from an accredited four-year institution (or a recognized equivalent from an accredited institution). Applicants’ previous academic record and, if needed, GMAT or GRE score will be considerations for admission.
Our program is scheduled with all students in mind, thus courses are offered as evening classes to accommodate a busy schedule. Courses are taught with the innovative teaching methods of discussions, review of current articles, real-world cases, team projects, and flipped classrooms.
For more information on the MSMIS program contact David Ang, department head, at 334-244-3455 or email@example.com.
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