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Management Information Systems

Is management information systems (MIS) right for you?
Management information technology graduates are multi-taskers who are highly organized, detail-oriented, analytical, and have excellent interpersonal and management skills. With an MIS degree, you will be prepared to work in a variety of IT settings as system analysts, IT managers, information security analyst, web designers, webmasters, network specialists, database designers, project managers, IT trainers, etc.

Learn with Minot State
The management information systems program at Minot State focuses on the design, development and implementation of technology in today’s business environment.

  • Core business courses: accounting, economics, statistics, marketing, management, finance, business communication, management information systems
  • MIS major requirements: include the areas of project management, collaboration, e-commerce, data & information management, enterprise architecture, strategy & acquisition, and information assurance
  • Two career tracks: Systems Analyst or IT Manager

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Be inspired . . . earn our management information systems degree

As an MIS major, you will apply classroom knowledge to real-world settings through internships. Many internships are initiated by employers, but you may seek out and develop your own internship opportunities. Internships may be full time, part time or project oriented. Internships provide you with great hands-on learning opportunities with some offering permanent employment.
Get involved
Enhance your skills and boost your knowledge by being involved in one or more of Minot State’s seven student-run business clubs and organizations. Many of Minot State’s clubs participate in state, regional, and national competitions, or attend business-related events, traveling to major U.S. cities such as Los Angeles, Omaha, and Washington, D.C.
Employment outlook
A degree in MIS can be used in all industries from agriculture, banking, energy, to healthcare, while offering opportunities to advance quickly within your career and make a difference. North Dakota’s IT industry has an average wage 48 percent higher than the state’s average, has doubled the national job grown rate since 2002, will hire 2,600 workers through 2020, and is important to all industries.
Learn with us 
The College of Business is committed to active learning and preparing students for careers in business. Our facilities include the new Slaaten Learning Center which features:
  • Financial trading lab with stock ticker board
  • Corporate-style board room with video-conference equipment
  • Student study lounge
  • Meeting room for student organizations and groups
Admissions standards
The B.A.S. degree program is for students who have A.A.S. degrees and who want to enhance their knowledge and skills.

The College of Business is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). Minot State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.