Bachelor in Management Information Systems

Northwest Missouri State University

Program Description

Bachelor in Management Information Systems

Northwest Missouri State University

The Management Information Systems (MIS) major is an interdisciplinary program designed for individuals interested in business and who enjoy technological opportunities. Northwest professors focus on three core areas: system analysis, system design and project management that prepares students to take leadership roles focused on teamwork, customer service and data analysis.

Students gain knowledge of business, software development and management skills with computing and business professionals.

For transfer students completing a vocational or technical Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science degree from a regionally accredited community college, a Bachelor of Applied Science with an emphasis in Management Information Systems is available. Please contact Nancy Zeliff (nzeliff@nwmissouri.edu or 660.562.1292) for more information.

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Career Opportunities

100% of the management information systems graduates find employment or continue their education within six months of graduation. Below is a list of job titles related to this major:

  • System support specialist
  • Solution development engineer
  • Data analyst
  • Software support engineer
  • Financial analyst

*Based on self-reported data

Profession-Based Learning Experiences

The School of Computer Science and Information Systems annually partners with Kansas City Power and Light to sponsor undergraduate and graduate research contests. Faculty conduct a blind review of projects and select the finest papers for presentation to a panel of KCP&L professionals who judge the projects and award cash prizes.

Founded in 2011, MINK WIC (Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas Women in Computing) enables women to discuss their roles in computing and technology fields and share experiences and strategies for success. In recent years, more than 240 students, educators and professionals from the region gathered to share their passion for computer science and technology.

Study Abroad

Study Abroad is an opportunity for students to apply hands-on international experience to their academic development. Faculty members provide short-term study programs that prepare students before, during and after the program. Two types of study abroad programs are available: faculty-led and traditional study abroad.

The traditional program may be a semester, summer or year-long program and is taught by Northwest’s international partner institutions.

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Requirements

Students choosing a Comprehensive Major in Management Information Systems must take the Common Professional Component courses plus fulfill the following major requirements:

The Northwest Core (48-52 hours)

Required Courses

CSIS 44141 Computer Programming I
CSIS 44241 Computer Programming II
CSIS 44312 Information Technology Hardware/Software
CSIS 44356 Network Fundamentals
CSIS 44411 Systems Analysis and Design
CSIS 44418 Information Technology Project Management
CSIS 44460 Database Systems
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Choose one from the following electives:

CSIS 44242 Data Structures
CSIS 44334 Web Development II
CSIS 44358 CCNA: Routing Protocols and Concepts
CSIS 44555 Network Security
CSIS 44560 Advanced Topics in Database Systems
CSIS 44563 Developing Web Applications and Services
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Total Credit Hours: 63

Note: Grade Requirement: Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in each of the CS and IS and Common Professional Component courses in this major. A major field assessment is required of all senior year students majoring in MIS.

This program is an ACBSP accredited program.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 23, 2017
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4 years
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USA - Maryville, Missouri
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Price Missouri resident per semester hour: $319.05 / Non-Missouri resident per semester hour: $537.85