Management Information Systems

Are you fascinated by how smoothly you can purchase Christmas gifts from Amazon.com? Are you intrigued with how Facebook and Twitter function? Do you wonder how your paycheck is generated, or how one registers for classes at his/her university?

If you answered, “yes,” to any of these questions, then this major is for you. The management information systems major is the glue that fuses computer science to the marketplace.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in this area will grow 15 percent within the next decade. As a program graduate, you could expect to explore opportunities in organizations such as computer companies, financial institutions, entertainment companies, institutions of higher education, school districts, retailers, and companies related to the healthcare industry. If you add a minor in cybersecurity to your MIS, employers will be knocking at your door asking you to come and work with them.

Management Information Systems Program Highlights

Your degree will prepare you for success in a high demand field, with growth opportunities available in almost every industry.

  • In addition to courses in computer science such as programming, database management, operating systems and software engineering, you will take courses in business such as financial accounting, micro and macro-economics, managerial finance, and management and marketing principles.
  • Most students in this program complete an internship, although it is not required, gaining real-world experience in the process. Many also choose a minor or concentration in cybersecurity.
  • Enjoy small class sizes and get all of the personal attention you deserve.
  • Work closely with faculty as research partners.
  • Work with state-of-the-art technology.
  • Pursue a minor in cybersecurity.
  • Learn the computer science theory on which management information systems is based.
  • Take an IT Audit course developed by professionals in the security audit field.
  • Earn a certificate in web development.
  • Work closely with Fontbonne’s Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies.
  • Enjoy the small-campus feel of camaraderie, community, and service.
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Career Opportunities

Learn more about the career paths you can take with a degree in Management Information Systems. 

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How Will I Benefit From This Major

  • Develop highly valued programming skills.
  • Learn how to design, create and employ information systems.
  • Work with state-of-the-art technology in our computer labs.
  • Develop problem-solving skills and learn how to effectively communicate solutions.
  • Develop insights into the application of computer science to the market place.
  • Become part of a field that will enjoy 15 percent growth within the next decade.
  • Explore job opportunities in just about any organization that is responsible for products and/or services.

What Are Recent Management Information Systems Graduates Currently Doing?

Fontbonne has a 100 percent job placement rate for management information systems graduates!
  • IT Analyst, Application Design Manager for AT&T
  • IT Infrastructure Support for Marcone, Stifel, Nicolaus
  • IT Director at Gateway Buick GMC
  • Lead Analyst, Field System Services at Panera Bread
  • Program Manager at ARC, in Washington D.C.
  • Software Developer at Boeing

Resources

Management Information Systems

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