Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (ISSCM)

Management Information Systems Minor

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Why Choose Management Information Systems?

Businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies are increasingly relying on data to drive decision-making, increase productivity and profitability. Every action we take, from donating blood to buying groceries, is recorded and analyzed to better serve you. Graduates who can make sound decisions when choosing, implementing and using these systems are in high demand locally, nationally, and globally.

Our program was the first business school program in Ohio accredited by the Computer Accreditation Commission of Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) and one of the first twenty programs nationally to achieve this accreditation. If you are curious, passionate about innovation, and like solving problems, a minor in management information systems will enhance your existing major and advance your career.

Careers

The field of information systems management is continuing to grow as demand for professionals who can implement and upgrade computer systems are vital to the economy. This minor prepares you for careers that require knowledge in systems analysis, business systems designs, and information technology management. Most of our graduates leave with internships or job opportunities.

Our alumni work at:

  • CareSource
  • Computer Sciences Corp.
  • Crown Equipment
  • Dayton Freight
  • DP&L
  • Honda
  • J.B. Hunt
  • LexisNexis
  • Midmark
  • Reynolds and Reynolds
  • R&L Carriers
  • Seepex, Inc.
  • Sogeti
  • Speedway
  • Tata Consultant
  • Teradata
  • Taylor Communications (Standard Register)
  • WinWholesale
  • US Worldwide Logistics, Inc
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  • Yaskawa America, Inc.

Positions our alumni have held:

  • Business analyst or consultant
  • Computer applications and systems analytics
  • Information technology management
  • IT operations analytics
  • Database management or administrator
  • Information security analyst
  • Computer user support
  • IT support
  • Logistics analyst
  • Material planning manager
  • Operations analyst
  • Procurement manager
  • Purchasing specialist
  • Inventory control administrator
  • Supply chain business analyst

Real World Experience

Classes are focused on experiential learning, allowing students to apply concepts learned in class to real-world situations. We encourage our students to take internships during their summer semesters. Internships are coordinated through the college’s career management office, which makes sure you are aware of hiring information and job and internships announcements.

Academics and Curriculum

View Management Information Systems Minor program requirements in the University Catalog.

Admission

The management information systems minor is open to business and non-business majors. You can be admitted to the management minor program once you are a junior and are in a major program.

If you are a current student and meet these requirements, go to the Wings Express Major/Minor change request form or talk to your advisor about adding a minor.

Program Outcomes

In this program, you will take five required courses on business systems analysis, business system design, and computer programming, as well as two electives of your choice. Coursework includes information system design, development methodologies, database management systems, electronic business, and data communications.

 


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