Prepare yourself to be a liaison between the technical and business aspects of management information systems and contribute to data-driven business decisions.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration concentration in Management Information Systems provides students foundational knowledge and skills in client systems, enterprise information systems, SQL programming, data and information management, and business intelligence tools and techniques for reporting in addition to a well-rounded business education.
Why earn a business information systems degree at SNHU?
The online degree program at Southern New Hampshire University is transfer-friendly - perfect for students wishing to transfer college credits, switch to MIS from another field, or supplement a technical degree or background by earning a business technology bachelor's degree.
At Southern New Hampshire University, you'll use cutting-edge technology to develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. The online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program has been developed in consultation with business professionals to ensure students learn real-world applicable business concepts.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your bachelor's in business online at SNHU include:
Management information systems professionals work with business managers and IT teams to help organizations become more effective and efficient through improved decision-making. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of computer and information managers is projected to grow 12% by 2026, with computer systems analysts projected to grow 9% in the same time period.*
Since business management information systems brings together the science of technology with business practices, potential career paths range from technical to more people-oriented:
The online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems will give you a solid foundation in both business and information systems. Business information systems courses will prepare you for client systems and support, structured query language and enterprise information systems and databases.
SNHU's bachelor's in management information systems program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All undergraduate students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Business Core Program
Programs in the School of Business require learners to complete the business core program, which includes a variety of business-specific courses. This program focuses on 10 core competencies to prepare you for success wherever you go.
Structured Query Language (SQL) is at the heart of many data systems. In this course, students learn the basics of SQL programming as it relates to data management,data manipulation, and data analysis.
This course provides students with an introduction to the foundations of data and information management, centered around the core skills of data management and database organization. The course will focus on identifying organizational requirements for data and information, modeling the requirements using relational techniques, implementing the models into a database using a database management system, and understanding the issues of data quality and data security. The course will also introduce the framework of enterprise information management and the growing need for managing data and information in organizations effectively to support decision making and competitive advantage.
Learn the basics of systems analysis of client systems through the lens of a business analyst. Explore common client systems within an organization, the basic architecture of the overall system, the flow of information within the system, and informed decision making as well as the importance of eCommerce for a client system.
Investigate the flow and structure of data within an enterprise computer based environment. Learn to mine, compile and analyze data from client systems using appropriate tools and techniques in response to senior management inquiries.
Learn about business intelligence tools and techniques for creating reports, and apply these techniques in making data centered decisions. Recommend solutions to business problems that address business needs and requirements through utilizing data visualization tools.
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies. More...
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