Management Information Systems

Management Information System


Program Highlights


The Millikin Difference

Students who complete a degree in management information systems will have the necessary technical, analytical, and communication skills to be key players in building technology solutions for leading organizations. Students will build necessary competencies in programming, system analysis and design, IT infrastructure, and data management while being grounded in strong business fundamentals.

Performance Learning

Performance Learning initiatives could include building relational databases for tracking donor activity, creating mobile applications for a virtual art gallery, or building a comprehensive network security analysis for small businesses.

MU Performance Consulting (MUPC)

Management information systems students have the opportunity to run their own IT consulting venture, where students seek clients in the community, perform analysis, and build technical solutions to solve business problems.  Students work "in the business" as well as "on the business," developing projects while managing accounting records and human resources.  Students get paid for their client work, and partner with an advisory board of Millikin alumni.

Check out how students put theory into practice with MUPC.

Career Opportunities

Positions can be found in a variety of organizations and industries, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Many management information systems graduates go on to work for companies like State Farm, Caterpillar Inc., and Archer Daniels Midland Co. Graduates obtain a variety of jobs, such as:

  • Database analyst
  • Systems analyst
  • Application developer
  • Programmer analyst
  • Web developer
  • Security analyst
  • Technical analyst

$60,156 Average starting salary for graduates

*National Association of Colleges and Employers, 2018

Academic resources

Students are given access to industry-standard resources. Millikin has a dedicated, restricted access IS computer lab, complete with state-of-the-art machines and enterprise-grade software, many of which are available as downloads. Partnerships with Fortune 100 companies such as Oracle, Microsoft, IBM and VMware provide students with the tools needed to build skills and become employable.

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