In today's multi-faceted and ever-evolving economy, the success of a business is often reliant on the effective management of large volumes of information via various complex technology systems.

A degree, minor or certificate in the area of Management Information Systems provides knowledge and guidance on how best to direct companies with designing, implementing and managing systems in ways that create a significant impact on the organization's strategy and operational decisions.


UIS offers a Master of Science in MIS, Bachelor of Science in MIS as well as a concentration in Health Care Informatics, a general minor in MIS, a minor in Business Analytics and graduate certificates in the areas of Business Process Management, IT Project Management, Business Analytics, Cybersecurity Administration and Cybersecurity Management.


MIS undergraduate degree prepares students for challenging positions in information technology.


The Master of Science in MIS provides the an administrator a balance between technical expertise and organizational knowledge.


The Online degree in MIS has a balance between technical courses and business courses.

Graduate Certificates

Business Process Mgmt., IT Project Mgmt., Business Analytics, Cybersecurity Admin. and Cybersecurity Mgmt.

Why MIS?

Nationally ranked

In its release of 2021 national rankings, U.S. News and World Report ranked the Management Information Systems' online master's degree 53rd out of 184 in the non-MBA business category.


In general, students will learn about the analytical and practical frameworks and methodologies necessary to implement and manage complex information systems; the principles necessary for understanding basic computer hardware and software systems; facilitating and ensuring organizational decision-making and general operations; and developing competencies in applying systems analysis and design strategies in modern marketplace environments.

Internship opportunities

The Office of Graduate Intern Programs secures public sector experiential internships that afford graduate students with the opportunity to use their acquired knowledge in a real-world setting. Graduate Assistantships are also available to students who show promise in their field of study.


Faculty in the Management Information Systems department bring a wide variety of real-world experience to the program; thus, they're better able to assist students in their own integration of academic learning and the practical application of that knowledge. In addition, all MIS faculty at UIS either have, or are pursuing, their doctorate degree.

Online, in-person, or blended

UIS has a tradition of offering innovative programs to students at the time and place most convenient for them. Courses are available through traditional classroom instruction on campus, online coursework or any combination that best meets your needs. 

Online courses are developed and taught by the same faculty members who teach the traditional in-class sections of the courses.