Management Information Systems

MS

  • Strategically use, control, and implement information systems
  • Manage storage, transmission & analysis of information
  • Prepare for a managerial position

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MS-MIS program provides you with maximum flexibility in the design of your information systems degree. Beyond the MS core requirements, you have the opportunity to select any four courses within the MIS concentration area and three additional electives. These electives, which must be approved by the Chairperson or your advisor, may be advanced work within the MIS concentration or they may be courses that complement it.

More About This Degree

  • Arthur B. Comstock (Chairperson), Ph.D., Lehigh University, 2000; Investments/Portfolio Management, International Business

  • U. Rex Dumdum, Ph.D., State University of NY-Binghamton, 1993; Information Technologies and Leadership

  • Ahmed Gomaa, Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2006. Big Data (Business Intelligence and Data Mining), Financial Information Systems, Health Information Systems.
  • Charles Lipinski, DBA, Nova University, 1997; Hospitality Management

  • George Marcinek, CPA, MBA, University of Scranton, 1981; Accounting

  • Murray Pyle, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2010. Operations management, new product development.

  • Chris Speicher, Ph.D., Temple University, 1997. International business, organizational behavior, entrepreneurship and marketing.

Specific Program Requirements

Undergraduate Prerequisites:

Consist of eight one-credit modules: Accounting Concepts, Business Economics, Computer Technologies for Management, Financial Tools, Managerial Concepts, Marketing and Sales Concepts, The Legal Environment of Business, and Review of Business Statistics. If you do not have the necessary undergraduate credits, you may be able to fulfill the requirements through equivalency exams (DANTE/CLEP) or through the modules offered by the Business faculty. (A concentration in Management Information Systems for either degree also has prerequisites of two programming languages: COBOL, RPG, C/C++, Visual Basic, or Java.)

Graduate Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • “B” average during undergraduate study or demonstrated potential for graduate work
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official, sealed transcripts
  • Two or three letters of recommendation

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