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Management Information Systems

An undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) focuses on solving business problems and creating new opportunities with information technology. MIS is often shortened to Information Systems (IS) or Information Technology (IT). You will learn how to initiate, design, and apply technology to transform business processes and functions - as well as how to create innovative digital products and services. MIS degrees are usually classified as STEM, which opens the door to STEM-specific scholarships.


Common MIS classes

Here are a few of the common MIS classes you might take in your major. Remember, you also will take general business classes that are useful for MIS majors, too.

Data Analytics or Database Management
Analyze and present insights from business data

Application Development
Develop business applications using programming

Enterprise Architecture
Understand enterprise IT architecture, digital platforms, and ecosystems

Analysis and Design
Analyze and model business requirements and produce requirement specifications

IS Project Management
Learn processes, methods, and tools to manage information systems projects

Digital Design and Innovation
Create and analyze digital products and services