An MIS degree focuses on the wide range of technologies that facilitate predictive analytics in decision making. Through applied statistics students utilize data in innovative ways to turn numbers into management actions. As companies struggle to make sense of the developing data-driven industry, MIS graduates offer a valuable and highly sought after skillset.
Advisor: Jenny Jones
Office: Business 309
Phone Number: 435.797.2272
Students pursuing a distance education major must contact the advisors at their specific location.
The management information systems program gives students well-developed skills in information processing, business writing, and microcomputers. Because of the variety of business courses required to obtain a degree in management information systems, graduates might find opportunities beyond the traditional MIS sphere, including sales, advertising, retailing, finance, personnel, traffic, and transportation.
The MIS program is housed in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, the oldest business school west of the Mississippi. USU has offered business degrees since 1894 and has long held prestigious accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International and continues to be on the forefront of advanced business education.
Students receive a BS by completing all required courses in the major. To receive a BA, students must also gain proficiency in one or more foreign languages.
The BS in management information systems is available through USU’s Regional Campuses and Distance Education program at the following locatons:
Beaver, Bicknell, Blanding, Brigham City, Castle Dale, Cortez, Delta, Ephraim, Junction, Kanab, Milford, Moab, Montezuma Creek, Monticello, Monument Valley, Nephi, Price, Richfield, Salt Lake, Southwest, Tooele, Tremonton, Uintah Basin, Wendover