Master of Science in Management Information Systems
The Department of Information and Operations Management in Mays Business School offers a non-thesis program leading to a Master of Science degree in Management Information Systems (MS MIS). This program produces graduates who are both business analysts (i.e., professionals who understand accounting, marketing, finance, etc.) and information system specialists (i.e., professionals who can implement information systems strategies). Graduates of the program possess the business, technical, and leadership skills to meet the challenges presented by rapidly evolving information technology and the need to effectively incorporate this technology into business strategy and day-to-day operations.
The MS MIS degree program provides two delivery methods. The traditional format is an on-campus option that takes four semesters (21 months) and includes a core curriculum of eight courses, in addition to four elective courses, which may include an optional summer internship. This program is also approved for delivery via asynchronous or synchronous distance education technology. The online format is designed for working professionals and requires twelve courses, taken in eight-week terms over 24 months. Graduates of the program are qualified to pursue a variety of careers in IT, such as business, systems, or network analyst, database administrator, software developer, risk assurance specialist, systems developer, web developer, etc.
For additional information on the MS MIS degree in Mays Business School, please visit https://mays.tamu.edu/ms-management-information-systems/, email INFOStudentServices@mays.tamu.edu, or call (979) 845-0811.