2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]
Management Information Systems, MMIS
The Master of Management Information Systems (MMIS) is a professional degree that is designed to provide students with the technical and business skills to advance their careers in information systems - the fastest growing sector in the economy according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. During the program of study, students focus on the strategic role that information systems play in a business organization. Students gain the knowledge and experience needed to assume a leadership position in the information systems field. With emphasis on current research activities in the field of information systems, the MMIS program offers current topical studies that enable students to understand complex and dynamic environments in which information systems are used.
This program blends academic theory with a practical hands-on experience that is designed to enhance a student's ability to create and manage information systems, processes, and services that give organizations a competitive edge. The MMIS program supports both traditional and emerging career opportunities in information systems. Management of information is core to virtually all sizes and types of organizations and industries, thus an MMIS degree expands job opportunities for program graduates.
A continuous curriculum review process maintains topical alignment with professional societies and industry needs in the information systems field. The MMIS curriculum accommodates rapid changes in the field of information systems through this continuous alignment process.
Courses are 3 credit hours and are generally offered in eight-week terms on ground, online or e-synchronously.
In addition to the requirements stated under the Graduate Admissions Policy, the requirements for admission to MMIS are as follows:
- One letter of recommendation
- Completion of the program interview process and written approval of admission from the division after review of the admission requirements
Master of Management Information Systems
Division of Business and Information Technology
Dr. Jim Long