Concentration in Management Information Systems

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 $62,350 in 2019!

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.

Course Listing

To see the complete list of program requirements and a recommended course sequencing, please view the Undergraduate Degree Pathway.

For the latest course information and descriptions, please visit the UMass Lowell online Undergraduate Academic Catalog.