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