Dallas Baptist University

3000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, TX 75211-9299

Bachelor of Business Studies in Management Information Systems

Program Details

Dallas Baptist University's Bachelor of Business Studies in Management Information Systems Degree is available for students to complete online. The program is designed to help students obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for obtaining a career in the Management Information System field.

Management Information Systems careers are expected to continue to expand and grow in the coming years. A management information system is a modern computerized system which gathers data from an organization. The data is then processed and stored in a database where it is continuously updated and readily available to those who need access to it.

The stored data will help the organization make decisions. These decision are made in an organized approach from studying the data, then applying what is found in a tactical manor to help improve procedures and processes. Organizations or businesses always want to strive to produce as much as they can in a consistent, accurate, timely, and cost efficient manor. Some job titles that graduates could potentially see themselves employed in are as follows:

  • Analyst/Project Manager - A common path for the MIS professional and most entry level jobs for MIS majors fall into this category.
  • Database Technologies - Central to almost every technology application is a database where the transaction and data reside. The typical technology role here is the "database administrator".
  • IT Infrastructure -- The role of computer hardware, networking, security and communications technologies. This area continues to grow and expand offering new job opportunities for MIS professionals, as the existing technologies mature and new technology is being used.
  • IT Consulting -- In addition to roles in traditional corporate MIS environments, consulting firms provide another employment avenue for our graduates.
  • IT Audit and Compliance -- The emergence of IT Auditing and compliance. These new roles result from the legal requirements.

Program Overview:

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery Format:
    100% Online
  • Completion Time:
    126
  • Tuition Basis :
    credits

Requirements

Other Requirements
Minimum of 42 upper-level credit hours. (Exception: Inverted Degree Program)
Minimum of 12 credit hours in major in residence at Dallas Baptist University, 9 credit hours of which must be upper-level.
Minimum of 32 credit hours in residence at DBU.
Completion of 30 of the last 36 credit hours in residence at Dallas Baptist University. Students must receive approval of the registrar prior to taking courses at any other college or university.
Minimum of 126 credit hours to graduate.
Satisfactory completion of all requirements on official degree plan.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Affordability

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