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Here, you apply technology and business strategy to real world challenges.

OpenHouseRegisterButtonThe power and potential of technology can move an organization forward. Governors State’s Master of Science in Management Information Systems equips you with the skills and experience needed to make real-life decisions as you gain expertise in data administration, enterprise systems, information security, IT infrastructure, and the strategic management of information systems.

This applications-focused program within the AACSB-accredited College of Business provides the skills to unlock the power and potential of technology—knowledge that can move an organization forward. The graduate program does not require students to have a Bachelor’s Degree in MIS; students who have earned baccalaureate degrees in other academic areas are required to complete appropriate preparatory courses.

Reach your career goals.

Advance your career. Move into a decision-making or IT management role in your organization. In the M.S. of Management Information Systems program, you will obtain the foundational knowledge required to align technology and processes with business strategy.

Our AACSB-accredited College of Business has designed a curriculum that provides the global knowledge needed in the South Chicagoland region and beyond.

Why get a Master of Science in Management Information Systems?

In this program, you will gain the expertise needed to align business technology with business strategy. With access to business software from SAP, IBM, and Microsoft, you will enter your field prepared to work with cutting-edge technology—or apply your newly acquired skills immediately in your current position.

Data collected in 2017 reflected the national median salary for Network Operations Managers to be $111,593 with an average range of $98,544 – $125,953 (salary.com). Chicago’s median salary for Network Operations Managers is $118,289.

    Here are salaries for a few related career options at the supervisory or management level: 

        • Robert Half, 2017 Chicago area – https://www.roberthalf.com/salary-guide/technology  
          • Technical Services Manager (Midpoint Salary $118,560)
          • Network Administrator (Midpoint Salary $107, 445)
          • Database Administrator (Midpoint Salary $117,325)
          • Data Analyst / Report Writer (Midpoint Salary $118,560)

       Delivery Format

      Achieve your Master of Science in Management Information Systems in as little as 18 months. Governors State’s 36-credit hour MIS M.S. is offered in a fully on-campus or hybrid format. Flexible evening classes, along with virtual online classes, allow you to customize your schedule to fit the demands of your daily life.


      • Carlos-Ferran

        Dr. Carlos Ferran, Professor of Management Information Systems

        Technology is leveraged in the business world every day. MSMIS students are not only trained to interact with computers—they learn how to work with real people. Our graduates will know how to talk to a customer, truly understand the problem, and use IT to develop a solution.

      • Imagine

        Imagine Nayak, graduate student of MSMIS

        I have always wanted to find a field that integrates computers and management, and I have found that perfect combination in the Management Information Systems program. The program’s rigorous coursework and emphasis on performance have helped me grow as both a student and a professional—an unexpected benefit that I am happy to have gained.

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