With a Master of Science in Management Information Systems, you'll learn to identify problems and leverage technology to develop solutions and realize strategic opportunities in any business worldwide.
UB’s MS MIS qualifies as a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) program, which provides an additional 24 months Optional Practical Training (OPT) for F-1 visa holders who began the program in fall 2015 or later. For information, visit the Department of Homeland Security Study in the States website or UB's International Student and Scholar Services Office.
Management information systems is the application of computer-related technology to managerial programs. There is a heavy technical component in the coursework, but the program also provides students with the broad perspective needed to advance in their managerial careers.
You will explore the application of computerized information systems, including web technologies, to run a modern technology-based business. The web, via e-commerce, has created a revolution in consumer-to-business and business-to-business transactions. The business analyst of the future must be able to identify how web-based technologies can be applied to solving existing and new problems and how to leverage technology to realize strategic opportunities. You will receive exposure to networking and data communications, database management systems, distributed computing and to various systems analysis and design development strategies.