Management Information Systems

The management information systems major prepares you to use technology to benefit businesses and nonprofits. It combines relational skills with technical skills and emphasizes interactions between organizations’ business and information technology staff.

Preparing You For Success

MIS blends business knowledge with information systems tools and leadership development. This background equips you to use technology to solve business-related issues. Courses give you a foundation in application development, systems analysis and design, business intelligence, data networking and database management. To complete the degree, you complete a semester-long consulting project for a local business or nonprofit organization.

By the time you graduate, your experiences may include:

  • Professional development and networking through the Association of Information Systems Professionals
  • Internships across the country
  • Access to the MIS lab and software like Microsoft Visio and Access

Making Your Mark

MIS majors are in demand for some of the nation’s fastest growing careers in cybersecurity, business analytics and systems analysis. In recent years, all Bradley graduates found jobs or continued to graduate school within six months of graduation. They are working for companies such as Accenture, Kellogg, Discover, Edward Jones and State Farm Insurance.

Major Requirements

Required Courses - 28 hrs.

  • MIS 272: Business Analytics Software and Applications I - 3 hrs.
  • MIS 276: Ecommerce Strategy and Applications - 3 hrs.
  • CS 101: Introduction to Programming - 4 hrs.
  • CS 102: Data Structures - 3 hrs.
  • MIS 375: Business Systems Analysis and Design - 3 hrs.
  • MIS 478: MIS Capstone Consulting Project - 3 hrs.
  • MIS Electives OR Courses approved by the Department Chair - 9 hrs.

Students must also complete Foster College's business core.