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What will I learn?

The Master of Science in MIS will be a 30 hour, one year, STEM certified program designed to provide students with the necessary technical skills to solve business problems. The program, offered 100% online, is specially positioned toward exposing students to Enterprise Systems (ES) thereby providing them a competitive edge in the global job market. Enterprise Systems allow businesses to achieve high performance through distinctive capabilities and is one of the fastest growing areas of Information Systems. The Enterprise System used in the program will be SAP - the world’s leading producer of business software. SAP has led all ES vendors with the most market share for the last several years. Today, more than 404,000 companies in more than 180 countries run SAP applications. SAP customers include 87% of the Forbes Global 2000 companies, 98% of the 100 most valued brands, and 100% of the Dow Jones top-scoring sustainability companies. Seventy-six percent of the world’s transaction revenue touches an SAP system. The program will also be laden with commercial, in-demand software such as Oracle, Primavera P6, Tableau, Advanced Excel, MS Access, SAS Visual Analytics, and Sales force, which are highly sought in the global market.

Where do MIS graduates work?

  • Hewlett Packard
  • Lockheed Martin
  • The Bank of America
  • ExxonMobil
  • Total Petrochemicals
  • Ericsson
  • IBM
  • Deloitte
  • Infosys
  • Facebook
  • Accenture
  • Apple
  • NetSuite/Oracle
  • The JM Smucker Company
  • NaviHealth
  • SilverXis
  • Kikkerland
  • Cognizant
  • Techminds
  • FedEx
  • Intel
  • JB Hunt
  • Cotiviti
  • Tyson Foods

What kind of path will I take after graduation?

The SAP-enabled MIS courses increase the marketability and starting salary of MIS students to a great extent. We offer SAP TERP10 certification. MIS graduates earn among the highest salaries in the College of Business at Lamar University.

What are Careers I May Have?

The students graduating from this program will work as;

  • Business Analysts
  • ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Consultants
  • Business Intelligence Designer
  • Systems Analysts
  • Data Analysts
  • IT Specialists

What are some of the courses I will take?

  • ERP Overview
  • ERP E-Commerce
  • Business Intelligence
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Enterprise Systems/CRM
  • Data Mining and Predictive Analytics
  • IT Project Management
  • Information Assurance and Security
  • Database Management Systems
  • Introduction to Programming for Business Solutions
  • Healthcare Information Systems
  • Cyber security Management
  • Managerial Decision Making

Which department am I in?

College of Business

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
US$18,479.00 per year
USD $10,349 for 12 hours; USD $7,849 for 9 hours; USD $5,315 for 6 hours; USD $2,781 for 3 hours
Start date

Expected August 2022


College of Business



77710, United States

Online/Distance (1 year)

Tuition fees
US$11,850.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected May 2023

Start date

Expected March, June 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International students who hold a bachelor's degree and wish to pursue a master's degree at Lamar University.

For international students

Undergraduate degree from an accredited university with an overall 2.5 GPA, or a GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework.

English Proficiency Requirements: TOEFL Internet Based Total - 79; TOEFL Computer Based Total - 213; TOEFL Paper-Based Total - 550; IELTS Total - 6.5.

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


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