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Management Information Systems, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #191 (WUR) New York City, NY, United States
What is Management Information Systems? The Management Information Systems program of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is teaching students about finding answers and leveraging information and communication technology within an organization to increase business value and profits.
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MIS employs three related sets of skills:

  • Technical skills such as database and business analytics to create a solution;
  • System analysis and project management skills to design and manage the IT-based project; and
  • A set of business courses including accounting, marketing, leadership and teamwork to learn the language and theories of business -- that is, the environment that the IT.

MIS professionals are in high demand. In fact, the U.S. Labor Department predicts that MIS jobs will continue to have one of the largest growth rates.

In the Management Information Systems program of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth you will learn how to:

  • Employ core technologies such as database, enterprise systems, e-commerce, business analytics, and networking
  • Apply information technology to business problems by analyzing, designing, and implementing IT solutions
  • Manage IT systems throughout their life cycle

A bachelor's degree in MIS prepares you for a multitude of career paths, including IT consultant, business analyst, e-commerce systems developer, and database specialist.

Major in MIS

Our faculty will teach you the fundamental concepts and methodologies needed for information systems development and management. Most MIS courses include a team project, often with a client in the community, to practice the complexity in creating successful IT-based projects – that is, integrating the technical, organizational and people components.

MIS differs from computer science in its emphasis on the application of computer systems in a business setting. The MIS major offers a broad educational experience in business, computer applications, the humanities, and social sciences.

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:

  • The Business Organization
  • Problem Solving & Programming
  • Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • Electronic Commerce/Electronic Business
  • Management of Information Resources
  • Advanced Information Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

  • Complete and submit your application
  • Submit secondary and/or post-secondary sealed official transcripts translated into English
  • Submit an official SAT or ACT score report
  • All non-native speakers of English must demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Send us an essay or personal statement of up to 500 words on a topic of your choice; you can complete this as part of the Common Application
  • Accepted international students need an I-20 document in order to enter the United States

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30623 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30623 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30103 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30103 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14358 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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