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Management Information Systems Concentration

Concentration Overview

The MIS concentration will focus on innovative and competitive IT/IS management theories, strategies and practices and their impact on organizations and society. Consistent with the other specializations, the MIS specialization will concentrate on current IT/IS challenges facing the industry today. IT/IS industry input and collaboration will be continually sought to develop appropriate projects and maintain currency in this program.

Course Work

Five Required Foundation Courses (Common to all Ph.D. concentrations)

  • Research Design Methods I
  • Statistics
  • Econometrics I
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Managerial Research Seminar (non-credit)

Two Required Advanced Research Design/Methods Courses

  • Multivariate Statistical Methods
  • Econometrics II OR Research Design Methods II

Six Concentration Courses

  • Data Analytics
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Seminar in Information Systems Research
  • Current Topics in MIS
  • One Doctoral level elective

For the latest course information please visit the UMass Lowell online Graduate Catalog.

Xiaobai Li

Concentration Coordinator

Xiaobai (Bob) Li, Ph.D.
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Phone: 978-934-2707
Fax: 978-934-4043