The MIS Concentration provides you with knowledge of computer and information technologies, prepares you for careers that include IT Support & Help Desk Services, Database and Network Administration, E-Business and Enterprise Systems Support. Concentration coursework will help you:
- Learn the fundamentals of applying information technologies in business.
- Develop the skills to manage and maintain information systems in business.
- Solve real-world business problems with IT systems.
- Acquire the knowledge to design and develop information systems to solve business problems.
Join the MIS Concentration and embrace a bright career future. According Mr. Jon Zion, President of Staffing at Robert Half Inc., “IT positions are plentiful…(even in a bad economy)...even at companies that outsource overseas. Systems administrators, network security specialists and help-desk technicians are (always) in demand.”
The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) survey found MIS and computer related starting salaries to be $60,038 in 2012!
The courses you would take include: Management Information Systems, Application Development, Systems Analysis and Design, Networking, Database Management, E-Business, Enterprise Systems and an MIS Special Topics elective.
For the latest course information, listings, degree pathways and more, please visit the UMass Lowell online Undergraduate Academic Catalog