Western Washington University · Bellingham, Washington
Business Administration—Management Information Systems, BA
What is the study of Business Administration—Management Information Systems?
The Business Administration program has been designed to prepare students for leadership roles in business and the community. One program objective is to provide students with the perceptual and analytical skills necessary in making decisions and evaluating policy in business; another is to develop student understanding of the social, economic and regulatory environment of business. The program is designed for students with a variety of career goals, including opportunities with financial institutions, manufacturing and retail firms, service industries and the public sector.
Why Should I Consider this Major?
MIS majors learn how to determine the capabilities information technology can contribute to an organization and how to develop and apply information technology-based business solutions. The strength of an MIS major lies in his/her ability to combine an understanding of business with the knowledge of information systems and technology to help organization compete more successfully or streamline current operations. MIS professionals are involved in growth technologies, such as decision support, e-business, database development, client server systems, and development of web-based technologies for electronic commerce.
- Systems Analyst
- Computer Systems Manager
- Software Test Analyst
- Database Administrator
- Software Developer
- Business Analyst
- Website Developer