Master of Science in Management Information Systems

The Master of Science in Management Information Systems (M.S.-MIS) is a 30-hour, one-year, STEM-certified program designed to provide students with the necessary technical skills to solve business problems.

The program, offered both on-campus and online, is specially positioned toward exposing students to enterprise systems, providing them a competitive edge in the global job market.

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Earn your business degree on-campus or completely online. Choose the option that's made for you.

Enterprise Systems

Enterprise systems (ES) allow businesses to achieve high performance through distinctive capabilities and is one of the fastest growing areas of information systems. The enterprise system used in the program is SAP—the world’s leading producer of business software.


SAP has led all ES vendors with the most market share for the last several years. Today, more than:

  • 404,000 companies in more than 180 countries run SAP applications.
  • 87% of the Forbes Global 2000 companies are SAP customers.
  • 98% of the 100 most valued brands use SAP.
  • 100% of the Dow Jones top-scoring sustainability companies use SAP.
  • 76% of the world’s transaction revenue touches an SAP system.

Courses, Software and More

  • What are some of the courses I will take?
    • ERP Overview
    • ERP E-Commerce
    • Business Intelligence
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Enterprise Systems/CRM
    • Data Mining and Predictive Analytics
    • IT Project Management
    • Information Assurance and Security
    • Database Management Systems
    • Introduction to Programming for Business Solutions
    • Healthcare Information Systems
    • Cybersecurity Management
    • Managerial Decision Making
  • What software will I learn?

    The program will also be laden with commercial, in-demand software that is highly sought in the global market, such as:

    • SAP ECC 6.0 (MM,PP, SD,FI/CO)
    • SAP HEC Simulation
    • SAP JAM, Build, and HANA Cloud Platform
    • SAP Business Objects
    • SAP Predictive Analytics
    • SAP Crystal Reports
    • Oracle – SQL
    • Tableau
    • Primavera P6
    • SAP ABAP
    • Visual Studio
    • SalesforceSAS Visual Analytics
    • Advanced Excel
    • MS Access
  • Where do MIS graduates work?
    • Hewlett Packard
    • Lockheed Martin
    • The Bank of America
    • ExxonMobil
    • Total Petrochemicals
    • Ericsson
    • IBM
    • Deloitte
    • Infosys
    • Facebook
    • Accenture
    • Apple
    • NetSuite/Oracle
    • The JM Smucker Company
    • NaviHealth
    • SilverXis
    • Kikkerland
    • Cognizant
    • Techminds
    • FedEx
    • Intel
    • JB Hunt
    • Cotiviti
    • Associate
    • Tyson Foods

What Kind of Path Will I Take After Graduation?

The SAP-enabled MIS courses increase the marketability and starting salary of MIS students to a great extent. We offer SAP TERP10 certification.

MIS graduates earn among the highest salaries in the College of Business at Lamar University.

Types of Careers

The students graduating from this program will work as:

  • Business analysts
  • ERP (enterprise resource planning) consultants
  • Business intelligence designers
  • Systems analysts
  • Data analysts
  • IT specialists