Management Information Systems Department
Clay Looney, Chair
The Department of Management Information Systems offers a major in Management Information Systems within the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
Management Information Systems Major
The management information systems STEM curriculum prepares students to manage an organization’s information resources. The major focuses on:
- analyzing and managing the flows of information within and across the organization’s business processes;
- effectively managing the acquisition and utilization of information technology; and
- using both information and information technology to enhance the organization’s strategic advantage.
The knowledge and skills developed in the curriculum lead to careers in consulting, application development, systems analysis and design, database administration, electronic commerce, telecommunications, network security management, big data analytics and project management.
Certificate in Big Data Analytics
The Big Data Analytics (BDA) certificate is designed to provide students with the tools necessary to compete in the Big Data space. Students will use big data tools that are currently available to capture, analyze, and present big data. They will explore a variety of applications with which Big Data tools can be applied, and they will complete a Big Data project. This certificate is currently aimed at students majoring in business, computer science, or mathematics.