…to businesses? …to your future career? ◦ Non IT-related majors ◦ IT-related majors What is an Information System? MIS = Management Information Systems 3
Data/ Information Technology People MIS What is MIS? Accounting, finance, inventory, etc. Computers, networks, software, etc. Management
IT continues to grow as a fundamental component for doing business Information management is key to business in the 21 st century People who can help businesses develop, operate, and maintain complex information systems will be in high demand.
Fastest Growing Occupations Employment**Change Occupation20082016Percent ^*Computer software engineers^*Computer software engineers, applications380760100 ^*Computer support specialists50699697 ^Computer software engineers, ^Computer software engineers, systems software31760190 ^*Network and computer systems administrators22941682 ^*Network systems and data communications analysts11921177 ^*Desktop publishers386367 ^*Database administrators10617666 Personal and home care aides41467262 ^*Computer systems analysts^*Computer systems analysts (Computer & IS manager)Computer & IS manager41368960 Medical assistants32951657 **employment figures in thousands * Suitable for an MIS major in CBA ^ MIS related Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov/news.release/ecopro.t06.htm
MIS majors: ◦ Management of technology ◦ Managing organizations using technology To develop and manage complex information systems for businesses requires a combination of ◦ Broad business background ◦ Sound technical knowledge and skills 2010 Entry level job salaries: http://www.computerworld.com/spring/salary- survey/2010/job_level/3 http://www.computerworld.com/spring/salary- survey/2010/job_level/3
General Education: 44 credits Business College: 42 credits MIS major classes: 18 credits Elective: 16 credits Double-major.