Management Information Systems

Do you enjoy working with computers and technology but don’t want to become a computer programmer? Do you want a career that pairs technology skills with people skills in a business environment? Are you good at structured, logical reasoning and yet creative in your problem-solving skills? If so, the Management Information Systems (MIS) major may be a great fit for you.

The MIS major prepares students to generate IT-enabled solutions to business problems. Students learn to integrate IT and management strategy to help organizations make data-driven decisions and capture opportunities. Students can network on campus with business professionals and join the MIS Club.


Program Overview

Areas of Study

All undergraduate LSBE students are required to take business and economics core courses and concentration courses related to their major.

Core Courses

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Psychology
  • Writing & Communications
  • Mathematics

Major Courses

  • Information Security
  • Business Programing
  • Database Management
  • System Design
  • Project Management
  • Data Analytics
  • System Analysis
  • Technology Management

See Catalog Page for full course list & descriptions >

Sample Plan

The sample plan linked below is one of several possible ways to complete this degree. Resources are available to customize a plan for your specific career and academic goals.

Management Information Systems Sample Plan >

Management Information Systems Assessment Plan >

Acquired Skills
  • Analyze businesses’ processes and problems to identify information needs and develop solutions to address those needs.
  • Generate, manage, distribute, and use information that best leverages an organization’s IT-enabled infrastructure.
Career Opportunities

MIS majors are increasingly in strong demand as organizations continue to utilize information to improve their operations.

MIS graduates find exciting career opportunities in positions such as:

  • Project Managers
  • Business & Data Analysts
  • Application Developers
  • Systems & Technical Support Specialists
  • Information Officers & Security Managers
Program Learning Outcomes
  • Analyze business problems and design solutions that can be implemented using various information technology options.
  • Integrate and apply different business and technology skills and knowledge to deliver solutions that achieve business goals.