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Management Information Systems M.B.A.

The M.B.A. with MIS Concentration focuses on the technical skills needed in today’s business world. The curriculum prepares students for professional careers in the areas of information security, operations research/data analysis, or health care. 

**In order to be enrolled in this program, the student must have an undergraduate degree in computer science, data management, or other related field.

MIS M.B.A. Requirements

M.B.A. Core
FIN 6451 Financial Management 3
ACC 6501 Accounting Issues in Business Decisions 3
GBU 6552 Law and Ethics in the Business Environment 3
MGT 6570 Leadership in a Global Environment 3
MGT 6571 Quantitative Analysis 3
MGT 6572 Strategic Management 3
M.B.A. MIS Courses 
MIS 6015 Accounting Information Systems and Data Analytics 3
MIS 6524 E-Strategy: Strategic Management of Information Systems 3
Choose one following sets of courses:  
1. Information Security:  
AJU 6647 Cyber Terrorism 3
AJU 5543 Introduction to Physical Security 3
2. Data Analysis:  
MAT 5407 Statistical Data Analysis 3
MAT 5490 Introduction to Operations Research 3
Total Hours   30

Students must complete all of their undergraduate prerequisites with a grade of “C” or better. Prerequisite courses below this grade must be retaken. Students must complete all of their prerequisites or be concurrently enrolled in their last prerequisites before taking any graduate work.

The Graduate Program in Business Administration builds on a core of undergraduate courses normally taught in schools of business.

ACC 201 Principles of Accounting 3
FIN 341 Business Finance 3
GBU 251 Business Statistics 3
MIS 099 Spreadsheet Proficiency Requirement 0
Total Hours   9
CSC 116 Intro to Programming and Problem Solving 3
Total Hours   3

The following items are required for acceptance into the MC Business accelerated M.B.A. program:

  • Completed online application
  • Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Possess an undergraduate record and/or work experience that indicates the ability to pursue the M.B.A. program:
    • 3.00 GPA and above (GMAT is waived)
    • 2.25-2.99 GPA must meet one of the following:
      • 3-5 years of appropriate professional experience (submit a resume)
      • GMAT
  • For students that must meet the GMAT requirement, an appropriate score must be submitted by the end of the first semester (maximum of 9 hours) in which graduate level classes are taken. Students without a GMAT score after their first semester of graduate work will not be allowed to enroll in any subsequent graduate courses. 

Mississippi College’s School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the premier business school accreditation in the world.