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Management Information Systems, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The goal of the MIS department is to prepare students for challenging positions in everything from the application of information technology to solving business problems. Specific objectives of our MIS degree programs are to:

  • provide students with the analytical and practical frameworks and methodologies necessary to analyze, design, implement, and manage complex information systems in contemporary organizational structures;

  • provide knowledge of the principles necessary for understanding basic computer hardware and software systems to ensure the data quality, transmission, processing, and storage necessary to facilitate organizational decision making and general operations;

  • enable students to develop competencies in applying systems analysis and design strategies and techniques in realistic marketplace environments; and

  • provide a balance between technical and organizational knowledge for a variety of professional organizations.

  • demonstrate knowledge of key concepts in the major business disciplines, including accounting, economics, management, marketing, finance information systems and the legal and social environment of business.
  • systematically analyze a business problem using appropriate methods. Students will be able to: effectively examine alternatives, analyze alternatives, and recommend an appropriate course of action.
  • demonstrate effective oral communication skills and the use of presentation technologies.
  • demonstrate effective written communication skills.
  • understand the use of information technologies in organizations.
  • understand, interpret, and analyze quantitative problems and quantitatively presented information.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • Statistics for Business and Economics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Business Calculus
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Economics for Administration
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • College preparatory curricula and academic course work
  • Standardized test scores, grade point average (GPA), and class rank
  • Transcripts
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    598 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 598 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    286 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 286 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Tuition (Illinois Resident) per hour:  $286.25
  • Tuition (Non-Illinois Resident) per hour:  $598.25

Living costs for Springfield

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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