School and Ranking Information
Within a 15-mile radius of Fort Worth, students can find a pair of non-profit 4-year schools that offer programs in the management information systems (MIS). According to school type, academic programs available and number of MIS degrees awarded, the following is considered a top school in the area for MIS degree:
- Winner: The University of Texas at Arlington is a public 4-year school located about 10 miles from Fort Worth. This university provides undergraduate and graduate offerings in management information systems, and it awarded the most degrees in this field among area schools in 2012-2013.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Texas at Arlington|
|Rankings||Tied at #133 for undergraduate business programs (2014)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$8,878 (in-state), $17,374 (out-of-state)**|
|Management Information Systems Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate|
|Management Information Systems Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2012-2013||127**|
|Most Popular Management Information Systems Degree Level in 2012-013||Bachelor's (118 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||40%**|
|Noteworthy||Students studying information systems may participate in the Association for Information Technology Professionals***|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***UT Arlington
University of Texas at Arlington
- UT Arlington's College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
- Students have access to an information systems lab as well as a statistics lab
The University of Texas - Arlington (UT Arlington) is a public 4-year university with a total enrollment of more than 33,000 students. Part of the University of Texas System, UT Arlington is the second largest school in the system and the fifth largest in the state. Students can choose among more than 180 undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered by the university's ten schools and colleges.
The Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, contained within the College of Business, provides a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Systems. The information systems concentration includes courses on application development and computer networks. The department's Master of Science in Information Systems gives the option of a business analytics or systems development track. Students in the systems track take courses such as data mining and project management. The business analytics track has courses on statistics and econometrics. Additional MIS program options include an MBA with an information systems option and a PhD in Business Administration with an information systems focus.