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University of South Florida

College of Business Administration, Management Information Systems


4202 E. Fowler Ave., CIS 2007




United States





Program Information

Degree Offered

M.S. - Management Information Systems

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The mission of the MS/MIS program is to educate students in the technical and managerial topics essential for asuccessful career in the information technology (IT) field. This field is characterized by rapid advances in technology (hardware, software, telecommunications), intense international competition, faster product life cycles, and complex and specialized markets. In such turbulent environments, the information requirements of organizations are becoming increasingly more challenging. Individuals are needed who can design and manage large and complex information systems and who can communicate effectively with customers and management. Our goal is to develop IT specialists who are attuned to the latest principles, methods, and techniques of both technology and management. Forward-looking companies must invest wisely in IT and the human expertise necessary to make them competitive and successful in the future. The MS/MIS program at the University of South Florida is designed to meet the challenge of producing individuals who are capable of leading such companies successfully into the future.We expect that graduates of the program will be in great demand by firms in the information services sector of the economy, software houses, management consultants, and MIS departments in industry. An Industrial Advisory Board consisting of senior information systems executives and consultants will work closely with the department and the directors to ensure that the program maintains high standards and trains students in skills needed by industry.The MS/MIS program is designed for individuals who are challenged by applications rather than science or technology and who are willing to undertake a career that demands a broad rather than narrow range of skills. Students who already have considerable background either in academic computer science or in business coursework will make use of the built-in flexibility of the program, designing courses of study that will provid

Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial Aid Offered: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research Universities - Extensive

Institution Sector: Public

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000 and above