The MIS program enables students to lead intelligent change in organizations. The Huntsman MIS program provides a solid foundation for bridging the strategies of business and information technologies through advanced SQL database development, data analysis, and intelligent decision making. MIS students frequently find careers as database administrators, business intelligence experts, web developers, consultants, or project managers. The Huntsman MIS program is also a great minor for other business majors because it allows focused activity in functional areas using analytical techniques.
Huntsman Assistant Professor Nicole Forsgren Velasquez and Associate Professor Taylor Martin, of the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services, have been awarded a $300,000 grant that will send them deep into the world of online games.
Eric Hawley was nationally recognized with the “Enterprise IT Leader of the Year Award” and the “IT Engagement Award” by Search CIO. Dr. Hawley explains that IT departments can be better focused on meeting the needs of the organizations they serve.
With the news that the National Security Agency has been sifting through massive amounts of phone data to try to thwart potential terrorist plots, more people are becoming aware of a term frequently being used in the IT industry – "big data."