Management Information Systems

Are you fascinated with 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. Graduates 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.

NEW:  Minor in Data Analytics.

Management Information Systems Program Highlights

How Will I Benefit from this Major?

  • Develop 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.

Management Information Systems Course Samples

  • Computer Architecture and Assembly Language

    Topics covering theoretical aspects and concepts of hardware and computer systems including logic gates, combinational and sequential circuits, memory and registers, control logic design, instructions and addressing. Teaches programming in one assembly language. Prerequisites: CIS 160; CIS 120 or MTH 120.

  • Database Management Systems

    Fundamental design principles of database systems. Implementational design using data models, relational algebra, and relational calculus. Relational implementation with SQL, Microcomputer DBMS, and distributed database systems. Prerequisite: CIS 111 and CIS 161.

  • Object-Oriented Programming (Java)

    Introduction to concepts of abstract data type and inheritance. Topics include the  fundamentals of objectoriented program design, object-oriented programming using Java. Lab exercises include introductory to intermediate level software analysis and design.  Prerequisite: CIS 161.

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

Management Information Systems Career Opportunities

Contact Us

Questions? Contact our Office of Admission: 314-889-1400 or 1-800-205-5862 | fbyou@fontbonne.edu