NOTICE: This program is being phased out. No applications for enrollment will be accepted for Fall term 2020. It is being replaced with the M.S. in Business Analytics (Business Analytics, M.S.) beginning Fall term 2020. Students currently enrolled in the M.S. in Management Information Systems should meet with their academic advisor regarding completion of their program.

Register for Open House ButtonThe 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.

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

      • Robert Half, 2019 Chicago area – https://www.roberthalf.com/salary-guide/technology  
        • Technical Services Manager (Midpoint Salary $161,510)
        • Network Administrator (Midpoint Salary $114, 700)
        • Database Administrator (Midpoint Salary $124,310)
        • Data Analyst / Report Writer (Midpoint Salary $124,310)

     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.

     

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    • 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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