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Business Administration - Management Information Systems, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Rochester Hills, MI, United States
Business Administration - Management Information Systems at Oakland University is about applying information technology to business problems. The emphasis is on finding solutions.
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Overview

To the Business Administration - Management Information Systems at Oakland University professional, information technology is a tool, not an end in itself. MIS is concerned with using information and communication technologies to support management at all levels (supervisory, middle, top) and in all business functional areas (accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, and operations management) with the information they need for planning, control, and decision making. In addition to computer technology, MIS considers how managers and knowledge workers actually use information and how system specialists and end users interact during the analysis, design, implementation, and on-going use of information systems. 

Learning outcomes

MIS experts attempt to bridge the gap between information technology and people’s needs. A related field is Computer Science. The two majors differ in that Computer Science emphasizes the technical side of hardware and system software, whereas MIS emphasizes application software development and the business context in which an information system exists.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Problem Solving with Information Technology
  • Management Information Systems
  • Information Technology Foundations
  • Business Database Systems
  • Business Systems Analysis and Design
  • Software Program and Project Management
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Business Object Development
  • Business Application Architecture

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • The student has worked full-time for at least three years in an English speaking environment outside of the United States. Evidence must be provided such as a letter of support from human resources that confirms English as the primary language of written and oral communication.
  • A letter of support or comment from the ESL Institute at Oakland University based on an interview and completion of the ESL placement test.
  • Some programs at Oakland University may require a higher level of English proficiency than listed above. Applicants should examine the program description for their field of study for information about additional English proficiency requirements and furnish proof as part of the admission process.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24708 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24708 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    13934 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13934 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Rochester Hills

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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