Management Information Systems

Master of Information Systems

Includes Graduate Certificate in Analytics for Business Professionals

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Why Choose Information Systems?

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Businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies are increasingly relying on data to drive decision-making and increase productivity and profitability. This graduate program is designed for working professionals like you to help advance your career and can be completed within two years in a face-to-face format.

The program focuses on a problem-solving approach to information management, using real-life experiences, case materials, and simulations taught by outstanding faculty and industry experts. If you are curious, passionate about innovation, and like solving problems, a Master of Information Systems will enhance your existing experience, help you achieve your goals, and advance your career.


The field of information systems management is continuing to grow as demand for professionals who can implement and upgrade computer systems become more vital to the economy. This master’s program prepares you for careers that require knowledge in systems analysis, business systems designs, and information technology management.

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

Since our program is geared towards working professionals, classes are focused on experiential learning with real-world experiences, case materials, and simulations taught by faculty and industry experts. You will learn alongside other business peers and leaders as you take the concepts you learn and apply them to real-world situations. You will participate in a capstone project that teams you up with a business or community organization to solve a problem for them.

Academics and Curriculum

View the Master of Information Systems program information and degree requirements in the Academic Catalog.


If you are interested, apply online to the Graduate School and submit an application for the program.

To apply, you must note the following:

  • You must submit transcripts from your bachelor's degree, and your grade point average will be considered.
  • Three professional letters of references are preferred.
  • The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is NOT required.
  • International students must meet additional language requirements.

Contact the Graduate Programs Coordinator, Kerry Martin, if have more questions about the application process.


Tuition for the program is determined by the University and the Raj Soin College of Business during the fiscal year prior to the program start date. The program provides many additional services and materials that are not normally provided for other graduate-level students; thus, we do not follow the basic tuition schedule for the University. The estimated program cost is as follows (assuming two 3-credit hour courses per semester for Fall and Spring):

Estimated Graduate (SCM) Tuition & Fees


Domestic Students:
Cost for Two Semesters (Fall/Spring)

International Students:
Cost for Two Semesters (Fall/Spring)

Tuition and Books - 12 credit hours



International Fee - $150/semester



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Annual Total Per Year



Program Outcomes

In this program, your work is focused on problem-solving, student-focused experiences, and business or organization involvement. This master’s program requires 33 credit hours to complete. Topics are focused on data analytics, cyber security, cloud infrastructure, advanced topics in information system design, development methodologies, database management systems, electronic business, and data communications. This program will prepare you to work in computing-related jobs and careers in both technical or managerial capacities or to continue your education with another masters or doctoral degree.

International Students

Admitted international students are eligible for three years of Optional Practical Training (OPT), including one year of initial OPT and two years of STEM OPT. The STEM option gives you two more years to hone your skills and find the best use for your talents—and makes employers more likely to hire you. Please contact the University Center for International Education for more information on the admissions process for international students.



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