Management Information Systems

The computer and management information systems major has special characteristics that will make you a valuable addition to prospective employers:

  • Proficiency in the use of computers to store, process, and analyze large amounts of data.
  • Understanding of computer language, equipment, and application programs.
  • Knowledge of accounting and management.
  • Ability to communicate knowledge of computers and applications to less skilled users.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced organizational, problems solving, and decision making skills.
  • Orientation to detail and analytical skills.
Possible Career Paths

Although this major will prepare you for the following careers, advanced training/education may be required. Research careers/job titles that interest you to become aware of the requirements for this field:

Application Software Developer
Business Software Salesperson
CAD / CAM Engineer
Chief Information Officer
CIA / FBI Agent
Computer Analyst
Computer Programmer
Computer Sales
Computer Scientist
Computer Support Specialist
Computer Systems Manager
Corporate Information Manager
Data Processing Manager
Data Security Manager
Database Administrator
Distribution Manager
End-User Computer Manager
Financial Aid Director
Financial Analyst
Internet Developer
Inventory Control Specialist
Investment Analyst
LAN Administrator
Loan Administrator
Management Consultant
Market Research
Medical Systems Designer
MIS Specialist
Network Designer
Office Automation Specialist
Operations Analyst
Post-Sales Consultant
Product Developer
Project Leader
Quality Control Specialist
Risk Analyst
Securities Broker
Specification Writer
Systems Analyst
Systems Designer
Systems Engineer
Systems Integration Specialist
Technical Writer
Telecommunications Specialist
Treasury Management Specialist
Urban Planner
User Interface Specialist

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