School and Ranking Information
Of the 13 schools in the Westminster area that offer degrees in MIS or technical management, the majority are public schools - with the majority of those being community colleges. For bachelor's and master's degrees in the area, the following school is the number one choice. It stands out because of its rankings, variety of programs and low student-to-faculty ratio.
- Winner: The Daniels School of Business is located at the University of Denver in Denver, CO, approximately 11 miles from Westminster, CO. The school offers a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Information and Analytics, a Master of Science in Business Intelligence (MSBI) and a combined Master of Business Administration (MBA) and MSBI program.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Denver|
|Rankings||Tied for #88 in National Universities (2015); tied for #79 in Best Undergraduate Business Programs (2014)*|
|School Type||4-year; private; not-for-profit|
|Tuition & Fees (2014-2015)||Undergraduate: $42,090*|
|Management Information Systems Degrees Offered||Bachelor's; Master's|
|Management Information Systems Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||11**|
|Most Popular Management Information Systems Degree Level in 2013||Bachelor's (11 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||78%**|
|Noteworthy||Daniels College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business***|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***University of Denver
University of Denver
- Undergraduate students have the opportunity to participate in the Cherrington Global Scholars Initiative, a no-additional-cost study abroad program for qualified students
- The MBA program is offered in a variety of formats, including full-time, professional, executive, international and 1-year programs
- Daniels College of Business was ranked the Most Innovative Business School (Western United States) by EuropeanCEO Magazine
The University of Denver (DU) is composed of eight schools and colleges, enrolling over 11,000 students while maintaining a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to1 and an average class size of 20. Approximately 90% of its full-time faculty members hold doctorate degrees.
Undergraduate students majoring in business information and analytics complete core business courses in business law, financial reporting and public policy. Major courses include data warehousing, information management and analytics. Business students can minor in business information technology, where students take an additional course in collaboration systems.
A 58-credit program, the Master of Science in Business Intelligence (MSBI) option focuses on developing skills in information technology and statistics. Courses include an introduction to business intelligence, data warehousing, project management and predictive analytics.
To fulfill the core requirements in the MBA/MSBI option, students choose from a list of information technology courses, including business intelligence, databases and project management. Core coursework includes financial accounting, organizational dynamics, strategic management, information technology strategy, business law and public policy.