Management Information Systems, BS
Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Information Systems
Why Pursue This Program
The online Management Information Systems, BS is designed for students who wish to improve people's lives through the use of technology. Students will learn how information technology can be applied to add value to operations and initiatives in organizations and societies to improve people's lives.
This program provides students with the educational background needed to pursue a career in applying information technology in business and government settings to process data and solve a wide variety of business problems.
Information systems and quantitative analysis provide the educational background appropriate for pursuing career opportunities in business data management, management information systems, data analytics, systems analysis, systems design, decision support, information security, electronic commerce and other related areas.
This is an exciting, in-demand job field. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that in the Computer and Information Systems Manager role, job growth will nearly double the growth for all other occupations between 2014-2024 (Occupational Outlook Handbook, May 2016). Demand for computer and information systems managers will grow as firms increasingly expand their business to digital platforms.
Careers in Management Information Systems include:
- Business analyst
- Application developer
- Information specialist
- Chief Information Officer
- Information security analyst
- IT consultant
- Systems analyst
- Data manager
- Data analyst
- Data architect
- IT development project manager
- Database administrator
- Business intelligence analyst
- Software architect
- Quality assurance specialist
- Web developer
- Network administrator
- Information systems manager
What's it like to take a program online?
Quality learning experience
The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.
Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.
Service you expect from a leading University
Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.