Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Management Information Systems


Program Description

Program Overview

Today’s business depends on technology more than ever. To lead any business to success, the organization require employees with multidisciplinary knowledge and computer skills. BSBA degree with a specialization in Management Information Systems combines knowledge and specialized skills in both areas of Business and Technology. BSBA MIS degrees holders have a unique advantage of being professional in both disciplines, which are highly demanded by the industry today.

The program is delivered by highly qualified instructors with vast academic and industrial experience, which they share with students and help them to gain hands-on knowledge and develop specific skills to be able to manage different business functions through a variety of computer applications. This program also aims at preparing entrepreneurs to run successfully their own business.

Job Prospects

Graduates with BSBA (MOB) degree have many opportunities for professional careers in a variety of specialized areas, such as operations management, human resource management, management and administration, business units’ management, project management, customer relations management, warehouse, and logistics management, etc.

Office managers and administrators work in the industry, government, education, and not-for-profit organizations. Many graduates of the program utilize their knowledge in starting their own business and consultancy.

Admission Criteria

  • Recognized General Education Diploma or its equivalent.
  • English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL-iBT 65.

Applicants who do not have official IELTS or TOEFL scores are required to take MCBS English Placement Test. Based on the scores obtained in this test, students are allowed to begin their credit courses or register in the foundation program.

Program Structure

Degree requirements are divided into two categories - General Education, and Business Education. General Education (60 credits) is further divided into Communication/Language Skills (9 credits), Math and Computer Skills (9 credits), Natural Science (3 credits), Social Science (18 Credits), Humanities (12 credits) and Non-Business Electives (9 credits). Business Education is divided into General Business Requirements (33 credits), Core specific or Major Requirements (15 credits) and Business Elective (27 credits) requirements.

Duration: Bachelor degree requires about 8 semesters or 4 years

Total credits: 120

Program delivery: 12-15 credits per normal semester and 6 credits per summer semester

Internship: not requires but students are strongly encouraged to take a 3-4-month internship. College provides support to students in internship placement.

Major (Core) courses:

  • MIS212Database Management Systems
  • MIS215Information and Systems Analysis
  • MIS225Managerial Applications of Object-Oriented Programming II
  • MIS280Electronic Business Strategy
  • MIS285Project Management & Practice
  • MIS304Management of Information Systems
  • MIS310Information System Design
  • MIS312Information Systems Security
  • MIS320Information System Project

"BSBA with emphasis on MIS is crafted for people interested in developing their career in business by utilizing specific multidisciplinary knowledge and ability to manage business functions with respective information technologies. Modern business use technology and information systems to manage all functions of an organization, so there is a high demand for employees who have proper conceptual knowledge of business and specific knowledge and skills in Information Systems. The degree also can help experienced technical specialists and engineers in their promotion to higher managerial positions within business organizations".

Dr. Anna Stalinska, Associate Professor

Last updated Oct 2020

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The Modern College of Business and Science (MCBS) in the Sultanate of Oman is a private College licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education and established in 1996. In 2004, MCBS sought institution a ... Read More

The Modern College of Business and Science (MCBS) in the Sultanate of Oman is a private College licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education and established in 1996. In 2004, MCBS sought institution and program accreditation to offer Bachelor Degrees in Oman. MCBS was successful in its application and based on the strength of its submission, the College was provisionally accredited by the Accreditation Council of the Sultanate of Oman to offer Associate and Bachelor Degrees. The College offers educational programs to meet the needs of individual students as well as the needs of the business and industrial communities. Read less