Your Program

A female UB MS MIS student standing in front of Jacobs Management Center.

Prepare for a leadership position at the forefront of technology and business. 

With a Master of Science in Management Information Systems, you'll leverage technology and realize strategic opportunities in any organization or industry worldwide. Developed with input from corporate recruiters, alumni and industry experts, the UB MS MIS curriculum provides the optimal balance of technical and managerial skills to meet the challenges of our interconnected world.

The Skills You Need

The use of artificial intelligence, cloud computing, machine learning, predictive analytics and business intelligence tools are creating new methods to conduct, operate and manage business in every industry. The technical coursework is infused with the broad perspective you need to advance your career in a rapidly evolving environment. 

Which MIS Track Is Right for You?

Focus and accelerate your career by choosing the Analytics or Information Systems track

  Analytics
Information Systems
 Overview Help organizations investigate complex issues, identify and solve problems. Make better decisions with a data-driven approach. Gain the broad-based knowledge and skills to transition into management or consultant roles in such areas as cybersecurity, product management and data science.
Starting term Summer of each year Fall of each year
Number of months 12-15 10-12
Number of credits/semester 12 15-18
Areas of focus

Data analytics
 
Data science

Analytics consulting

Business analysis and process management

Cybersecurity, information assurance, audit

Product or program management

Management consulting and strategy

Pedagogical emphasis Become a specialist with strong data analytics and data science skill sets Become a technology leader with advanced information systems management skills
Capstone experience each semester? Yes No
Summer internship Mandatory Optional

Contact Us

Graduate Programs Office
School of Management
University at Buffalo
203 Alfiero Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4010

Tel:  716-645-3204
Fax: 716-645-2341
som-apps@buffalo.edu

Meet our staff

International Students

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 more information, visit the Department of Homeland Security Study in the States website or UB's International Student Services Office.