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BS in Management Information Systems

Virginia College's Bachelor in Management Information Systems (MIS) is designed to teach students the technical and supervisory skills needed to manage business information systems in most types of industry. Learn more about the Bachelor in MIS program at Virginia College here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor in MIS

School Offering Program:

Virginia College

Program Prerequisites:

Though not required, those seeking to enter the Bachelor in MIS program could have earned an associate degree or completed relevant coursework in information technology or a related area. They should also have experience or an interest in working with computers in a wide range of corporate and non-corporate environments.

Program Description:

Virginia College's Bachelor in MIS program provides students with the opportunity to learn computer, engineering, and management skills required for the management of information systems. The curriculum covers the functions of business information systems, management integration, and current technology within the field. Addressed topics include network security, operating systems, software engineering, systems design, and computer programming.

Learning Format:

Online

Total Credits Required:

188 quarter credit hours

Financial Aid Available:

The Virginia College Financial Planning Department is prepared to help discuss scholarships, Pell Grants, and student loans for those who qualify.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor in MIS:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Virginia College to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

MIS

  • BUS 1000: Introduction to Business (4 credits)
  • CIS 1040: Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming with Visual Basic (4 credits)
  • CIS 1160: Object-Oriented Programming with Visual Basic (12 credits)
  • MGT 3040: Organizational Behavior (4 credits)
  • MGT 3410: Business and Personal Ethics (4 credits)
  • MGT 4340: Management Theory and Leadership (4 credits)
  • MIS 4810: Introduction to Management Information Systems (4 credits)
  • MIS 4900: Systems Analysis and Design (4 credits)
  • NET 1010: Operating Systems, Security, and Network Essentials (4 credits)
  • NET 1020: PC Components and Professionalism (4 credits)
  • NET 1100: Networking Foundations (4 credits)
  • NET 1130: Network Technician (8 credits)

Area of Concentration Electives

Students must select 56 credit hours of area of concentration electives with the help of a Program Director. At least 24 credit hours must be 3000- or 4000-level courses.

Foundation Requirements

  • EDU 1010: Learning Framework (4 credits)
  • EDU 1020: Career Exploration/Planning (4 credits)

General Education

Students select general education courses with the help of a Program Director. At least 16 credit hours must be 3000- or 4000- level courses.

  • Communications (12 credits)
  • Humanities and Fine Arts (4 credits)
  • Mathematics (8 credits)
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (8 credits)
  • Approved General Education Electives (24 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of Virginia College's Bachelor in MIS program could further their education with a master's degree. Students who earn this advanced degree could have the opportunity to pursue upper-management positions related to business information systems, information technology and similar areas.

Master's degrees graduates could pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Master of Science in Information Technology and Management
  • Master of Science in Network Engineering
  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Computer Engineering

Career Paths:

Completion of the Bachelor in MIS program provides graduates with the opportunity to apply management, technical, and analytical skills they might have acquired to work with a wide range of business information systems. Graduates could work for corporations, government offices, healthcare institutions, schools, nonprofit organizations, and in other business and non-business environments.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Network administrator
  • Network analyst
  • Computer systems manager
  • Technical support administrator

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