What will I learn?

Through classroom lectures and hand-on information systems projects, you’ll study all aspects of technical and managerial areas in MIS:

Fundamental information technology and information systems concepts

Programming

System analysis and design

Database design and implementation

IT infrastructure and networks

Data mining

Business intelligence and analytics

IT security audit

Information system strategy

Enterprise resource planning

Web scripting

If your interests are highly individual, NSU offers specialized studies in:

E-Commerce & Data Analytics – Focuses on the data driven nature of today’s web platforms, data mining tools and techniques, and the business analytics process

Financial Systems Assurance & Security - Explores the connection between information systems, security and assurance as it applies to accounting, banking and financial services

Resource Management and Planning – Examines the strategic nature of information systems within modern organizations.

CAREERS

Management Information Systems continues to be one of the fastest-growing and highest-salaried professions in the world. If you're well prepared in this area, you'll likely be in high demand.

Career possibilities include systems analyst, data scientist, security analyst, business intelligence analyst, database administrator, network administrator, web developer or web programmer; or information systems manager or chief information officer (CIO) of corporations and organizations.

Which department am I in?

School of Business

Study options

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $19,155.90 for the entire course
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

School of Business

​Lincoln Hall 101,

1200 South Jay Street,

ABERDEEN,

South Dakota,

57401, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants to NSU must: Rank in the top 60 percent of their high school graduating class; or achieve an ACT composite score of 18 or above; SAT score of 950 or SAT Reasoning Test Math and Critical Reading sub scores total of 870 or above or Earn a GPA of at least 2.6 on a 4.0 scale in all high school courses and complete the following required courses with a cumulative grade of "C" or higher (GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale): Four years of English or ACT English sub-test score of 18 or above or AP English score of 3 or above; Three years of advanced mathematics: Or ACT math sub-test score of 20 or above or AP calculus score of 3 or above; Three years of laboratory science or ACT science reasoning sub-test score of 17 or above or AP science score of 3 or above. English Language Requirements: TOEFL IBT (61-70 or above); TOEFL PBT (525 or above); IELTS (5.5 or above); PTE Academic (41 or above).

For international students

Students are required to complete International qualification equivalent to US high school.

International students may take an English language or academic proficiency test: TOEFL IBT (61-70 or above) / TOEFL PBT (525 or above) / IELTS (5.5 or above) / SAT (960 or above).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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