Master of Science in Management Information Systems

Professor Flosi with MIS students

MIS

The Master of Science in MIS will be a 30 hour, one year, STEM certified program designed to provide students with the necessary technical skills to solve business problems. The program,offered 100% online, is specially positioned toward exposing students to Enterprise Systems (ES) thereby providing them a competitive edge in the global job market. Enterprise Systems 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 will be 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.SAP customers include 87% of the Forbes Global 2000 companies, 98% of the 100 most valued brands, and 100% of the Dow Jones top-scoring sustainability companies. Seventy-six percent of the world’s transaction revenue touches an SAP system. The program will also be laden with commercial, in-demand software such as Oracle, Primavera P6, Tableau, Advanced Excel, MS Access, SAS Visual Analytics, and Salesforce, which are highly sought in the global market. 

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
  • Associa
  • Tyson Foods

 

 

 

Courses

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?

SAP ECC 6.0 (MM,PP, SD,FI/CO)
SAP HEC Simulation
SAP BW HANA
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
Salesforce
SAS Visual Analytics

 

Careers

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. 

What are Careers I May Have?

The students graduating from this program will work as;

  • Business Analysts
  • ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Consultants
  • Business Intelligence Designer
  • Systems Analysts
  • Data Analysts
  • IT Specialists

 


 

Contact Us

To know more about our upcoming MS program in MIS/ES, SAP Alliance, and MIS careers, you may call 880-8627/880-8635 or email bandyopaku@lamar.edu to make an appointment.