Management Information Systems (ISR)

This unique mix of education combines quantitative methods and analytical approaches to solving problems in all areas of business utilizing current technology. Management Information Systems (MIS) is a discipline and a profession that brings information and communication technologies to businesses and society. By applying information and communications technologies and systems, MIS solves real business problems and gives competitive advantage to firms. MIS focuses on the concepts and tools necessary for analyzing, designing, planning, developing, and managing organizational information resources. MIS includes courses such as Database Management Systems, Social media and Web Analytics, Project Management, Information System Security, Computer Forensics, Advanced Systems Analysis and Design.

For more information about this major, please visit the following links from the FAU University Catalog

Related Major Skills

Ability to prepare technical reports
Active learner
Active listening skills
Collaboration & leadership
Critical thinking
Design systems
Different learning strategies
Giving advice on business or research
Oral & written communication skills
Reading comprehension
Research
Work independently and on a team

Sample Work Settings

Actuary
Analyst/Programmer
Applications Programmer
Auditor
CQI Production Manager
Communications Specialist
Computer Aided Software
Computer Security Analyst
Computer Systems Hardware Analyst
Consultant
Data Communications Analyst
Data Security Analyst
Database Manager/Admin.
Distribution Manager
End-User Computing Manager
End-User Technician
Engineering Specialist
Financial Planner
Information Systems Application Developer
Information Systems Developer
Information Systems Manager
Information Technology Manager
Internet Developer
Internet Marketing Analyst
Inventory Control Specialist
Inventory Manager
Investment Analyst
LAN Manager
Logistics Manager
Management Analyst
Manager/Supervisor
Market Research Analyst
Materials Controller
Materials Manager
Medical Systems Designer
Microcomputer/Workstation Manager
Mortgage Researcher
Network Administrator/Manager
On-line Services Manager
Operating Systems Programmer
Operations Manager
Operations Researcher
PC Support Specialist
Plant Manager
Product Development Manager
Product Forecaster/Estimator
Production Line Manager
Production Scheduler/Planner
Programmer
Purchasing Agent/Manager
Quality Assurance Analyst
Quality Control Specialist
Records Management Analyst
Relocation Analyst
Risk Analyst
Risk and Insurance Specialist
Software Support Technician
Software Tester
Statistician
Systems Administrator
Systems Analyst

 Last Modified 12/6/16