Management Information Systems. An overview of the field, our program, and career opportunities. MIS. The MIS Degree. IS offered through the Information Systems Department in the Hankamer School of Business. What is MIS?.
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An overview of the field, our program, and career opportunities
IS offered through the Information Systems Department in the Hankamer School of Business
“MIS is the design, development, use and management of computer-based information systems in organizations.”
Information Systems (IS) is the engine that drives the business.
Focus on Hardware
Focus on Software
Focus on Organizational NeedsHow does the MIS field differ from other computer-related fields?
EE- electrical engineering: CE- computer engineering: CS- computer science: SE- software engineering: IS- information systems
“We integrate information technology (IT) solutions and business processes to meet the information needs of businesses, enabling them to meet their objectives in efficient and effective ways”
“We emphasize information and see technology as a way to bring about change.”
Some typical job titles:
Public Accounting Firms
Ernst & Young
Large Firms with
Internal IT Groups
ConocoPhillipsWhat types of companies do our MIS grads work for?
Technical IS knowledge Employers
Core business knowledge
critical thinking, and
project management skills
An interest in making
organizations and the people
in them function more
effectivelyWhat skills are needed?
Where do you get these skills?
MIS Program - database design, programming, networking and security, project management, systems analysis and design
Business Core Classes - accounting, business law, economics, finance, management, and marketing
The four year Baylor experience combined with an outside internship
Four courses (12 hours) that include:
An additional 3 hours selected from one of three programming classes:
An additional 3 hours selected from one of two Information Systems Management classes:
Baylor MIS you?