A joint degree in information sciences and business allows students to prepare for careers in the management of information sciences. Examples of such careers include data/database administration, project managers, information network managers, and systems managers. This joint degree program allows students to simultaneously pursue the Master of Business Administration degree and the Master of Information Science degree.
The program is designed to allow students to earn both degrees in less time than is required to earn each degree separately. This program requires 48 semester hours and can be completed in two calendar years and two summers.
Admission Requirements and Procedures
Persons seeking admission to the joint degree program must meet the admission requirements in the School of Business. Admission to the MBA degree program in the School of Business also meets the requirements for admission to the MIS degree program in the School of Library and Information Sciences.
Joint MBA/MIS Course of Study (minimum 48 hours)
Graduate Management Core (minimum 24 semester hours, including electives)
|ACCT||5510||Managerial Accounting (3)|
|CIS||5520||Management Information Systems (3)|
|DSC||5200||Managerial Statistics (3)|
|DSC||5530||Production and Systems Management (3)|
|ECON||5540||Economic Analysis (3)|
|FIN||5550||Financial Policies (3)|
|MGT||5560||Behavioral Management Theory and Analysis (3) — LSIS 5120 may be substituted if approved in writing by the Associate Dean of the School of Business.|
|MGT||5565||Management Strategy and Policy Analysis (3)|
|MKT||5570||Marketing Strategy (3)|
Information Science Core (minimum 24 semester hours, including electives)
|LSIS||5010||Information Systems in Organizations (3)|
|LSIS||5475||Communications Science I (3)|
|LSIS||5110||Information Systems Policy (3)|
|LSIS||5171||Systems Analysis (3)|
|LSIS||5451||Database Systems (3)|
|LSIS||5452||Advanced Database Systems (3) (Prerequisite: LSIS 5451)|
|LSIS||5610||Information Systems Projects (3) (Should be taken at the end of the program)|
|Plus a 3 credit hour elective course|