The degree includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, systems analysis and design, e-commerce, digital marketing, and management information systems policy and planning. Students’ developing expertise in management information systems complements a rigorous foundation in business education. The courses range from Systems Analysis and Design to Information Security to Entrepreneurial Ventures for this major.
Dr. Tingting (Rachel) Chung, Director of Business Program, said “From Hollywood to healthcare to the presidential administration, every major organization is being transformed by Big Data, business analytics, and the Internet of Things. If you are creative and visionary, an MIS education will make you a leader in solving the toughest problems across industries.”
There are multiple career paths for students who earn a degree in management information systems, and it is consistently ranked among career areas with opportunities for growth. Job titles held by individuals with this background include business analyst, medical informatics analyst, search analyst, information security manager, internet technology strategist, data scientist, e-commerce analyst, IT auditor, director of systems development, chief security officer, and chief information officer.
Management information system professionals work in a huge variety of industries and work environments, including finance, IT, marketing, non-profits/NGOs, and government. They are needed in all kinds of companies, all over the world. This major empowers students to further their education in graduate school programs in business, information systems, and other areas.
To learn more about admission requirements, browse course descriptions, read faculty bios, and apply online, visit Chatham University’s Business Webpage.