Academic Programs of Study
Management Information Systems
- Strategically use, control, and implement information systems
- Manage storage, transmission & analysis of information
- Prepare for a managerial position
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
- Learn more about this program or visit the School of Business and Global Innovation website.
- College of Professional Studies
- Courses: Available courses in this department
- 36 Credit Hours Required
This program is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
School of Business and Global Innovation Programs granting the B.B.A. Degrees at the Undergraduate Level and the M.B.A. and M.S. in Management Information System Degrees at the Graduate Level are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
Uldarico Rex Dumdum Jr., M.E., M.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Information Systems and Organizational Leadership
I’m a Vaccine Specialist for Sanofi Pasteur in the Washington D.C. metro area.
In my role, I promote the importance and effectiveness of immunizations; educate on recommendations and burden of disease; and drive revenue growth by analyzing market trends, developing and maintaining business, and selling pediatric, adolescent, and adult vaccines in the healthcare community. With the collaboration of my company and team, I focus daily on our vision: A world in which no one suffers or dies from a vaccine-preventable disease.
Marywood University’s MBA program helped with my current position by providing a strong foundation to hone my business management knowledge, leadership, and analytical skills. The small class settings allowed for a personal approach in learning and discussing important current business trends and issues. This has led to my success in my career and in personal growth.
Specific Program Requirements
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 a regionally accredited college or university
- “B” average during undergraduate study or demonstrated potential for graduate work
- Completed application
- Official, sealed transcripts
- Two or three letters of recommendation
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Lauren TokashGraduate Admissions Counselor
Phone: 570-348-6211 ext 2271
About me: I joined the Marywood Admissions team in February 2018. I graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies and a minor in Psychology. I'm also a very proud Mom to my daughter, Vera.
My interests: I love spending time with my family and friends. During the summer I spend most of my free time at Lake Wallenpaupack. Whether I'm boating, swimming, or fishing, it's one of my favorite places to be!
My favorite thing about Marywood: Everyone is so pleasant and welcoming. From the faculty and staff to the students, you can’t walk around campus without getting a friendly hello.
My favorite place at Marywood: The entire campus at Marywood is beautiful. But, if I had to narrow it down, I would say the Learning Commons. Whether it is enjoying a Starbucks tea or just taking in the beautiful view of the mountains, it is a cozy place to be.
You’d never guess: I like to go trout fishing. It's something I get to enjoy doing with my Dad and Husband and will continue to be by the stream every opening day in April!
Best advice: Ask questions! This is your investment and your future. Whether you are confirming the application process with your admissions counselor or learning more about the field from faculty, don’t be afraid to ask any and all questions you may have.