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Management Information Systems
The MIS program at Indiana State University prepares students for careers where they develop and maintain information systems as solutions to business problems. MIS graduates are considered Information Technology Professionals and are in high demand by today’s businesses. Because of their unique understanding of business, combined with an understanding of today’s information technology and how to use it for competitive advantage, MIS majors are especially prized by many organizations. Students in the MIS program get real-world experience with project assignments that represent those found in business and industry. Project teams are emphasized in many courses. Most courses stress hands-on learning of cutting-edge technologies.
The MIS curriculum is built on the common business core that all business majors take, with coursework in accounting, management, economics, marketing, finance, information systems, business law, operations, and business statistics. The MIS program includes the required MIS core of programming, systems analysis & design, networking, knowledge management, and information resource management courses. Elective classes are available in MIS and computer science, and serve to fulfill the student's career objectives.