Master's Degree in Management Information Systems

Department of Information Systems and Analysis

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Degree Description

The Lamar University Master of Science Degree in Management Information Systems (MIS), offered both online and on campus, is designed to expose you to Enterprise Systems (ES). Enterprise Systems allow businesses to achieve high performance and is one of the fastest growing areas of Information Systems. In your career, you will apply computer skills to integrate and support business activities in areas such as accounting, finance, marketing and management.  

An M.S. in MIS will give you the opportunity to enter into a career as as an ERP consultant, business analyst, systems analyst, data analyst and more. You might manage a network of workers who work together to create, maintain and manage computer information systems.

Why Study Management Information Systems at Lamar?

The Lamar University Master of Science Degree in MIS is a 30-hour, one year, STEM certified program designed to provide you with the necessary technical skills to solve business problems. Earn your degree online and gain a competitive edge in the global job market by learning about Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), data analysis, data warehousing, IT project management, information assurance and security and the associated business theories.

You will learn about commercial, in-demand software such as Oracle, Primavera P6, Tableau, Advanced Excel, M.S. Access, SAS Visual Analytics and Salesforce, which are highly sought in the global market. Our SAP-enabled MIS courses increase your marketability and starting salary, and you can even become SAP TS410 certified in this program. MIS graduates earn among the highest salaries in the College of Business at Lamar University. 


Career Paths

Employment growth for this field is expected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, and a Master of Science degree in Management Information Systems will prepare you for a promising career. You could become an I.T. Director, a Chief Technology Officer, an analyst and much more. 

Primary Careers

Business Analysts, ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Consultants, Business Intelligence Designer, Systems Analysts, Data Analysts, I.T. Specialists

Meet the Faculty

Dr. Kakoli BandyopadhyayDr. Kakoli Bandyopadhyay
Department Chair
Dr. Xiao (Jerry) ZhangDr. Xiao (Jerry) Zhang
Assistant Professor
Dr. Ashraf El-HoubiDr. Ashraf El-Houbi
Associate Professor
Dr. Cynthia BarnesDr. Cynthia Barnes