Management Information Systems Concentration

Technology + Business In the global information age, success requires the ability to manage information effectively. Learn how to deliver the right information in the right form and format to the right people at the right time.

Caton Beaulieu, BSBA'17"After taking the MIS introduction class with Professor Dedeke I was hooked. I loved how MIS incorporated technology and business. The demand for the degree in the workforce is high."
— Caton Beaulieu, BSBA'17

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Derek Chen, BSBA'17"Technology is ever changing so it is difficult for any institution to truly prepare its students for real-world applications of concepts. But D'Amore McKim provided a solid foundation which I leveraged in order to be successful in my co-ops."
— Derek Chen, BSBA'17

Careers in Management Information Systems

As a student of management information systems, you’ll study database management, telecommunications, system analysis and design and other IT topics, such as digital multimedia, electronic business and knowledge management. The coursework combines a focus on technology with a focus on organizational systems within the business context. That puts you on a rock-solid path for a wide range of careers, including business/systems analyst, database designer and administrator, webmaster, software help-desk expert, project specialist, consultant, network administrator, and IT specialist within other departments, such as financial services, accounting, marketing, or manufacturing. Learn how to use the powerful resource of information to its greatest advantage; developing the cutting-edge technical and problem-solving skills that are in high demand by employers.

 

Curriculum Details

Find the full set of program requirements for our BSBA/MIS and BSIB/MIS degrees, including sample plans of study and co-op requirements, in Northeastern's 2016-17 Course Catalog. Upperclassmen: You should consult previous catalogs and your academic advisor to ensure your coursework is on track.

Required Management Information Systems Courses Credits
MISM 3403 — Data Management in the Enterprise 4
MISM 4501 — Business Systems Integration 4
Complete 8 Credits in MIS Electives Credits
MISM 3305 — Information Resource Management 4
MISM 3404 — Data Communications 4
MISM 3406 — Introduction to Web Design, Practices, and Standards 4
MISM 3515 — Data Mining for Business 4
MISM 4512 — Special Topics in Information Technology Management 4
ACCT 3403 — Accounting Information Systems 4
MKTG 4508 — Digital Marketing 4
SCHM 3301 — Global Supply Chain Strategy 4
SCHM 3305 — Sourcing and Procurement 4
SCHM 3308 — Supply Chain Analytics 4