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CAN'T-MISS MIS PROGRAM  The Management Information Systems program "prepared me to work in a corporate environment," says student Liz Bonelli, with courses on programming, databases, and back-end applications and caring "faculty who know what's going on in my life."

Be a leader in the rapidly changing field of information technology

Much more than just a computer science degree, the BS in Management Information Systems program offers a three-pronged approach that gives you the business, technical, and analytical skills employers want:

  • Technical skills in programming, networking, database analysis design, and project management
  • Exposure to core business skills: accounting, finance, marketing, management, and finance
  • Analytic skills in mathematical formulation, algorithms, and metrics to prove hypotheses

Why Management Information Systems?

Every business in the world today relies on computers and information technology, not just to function and create operational efficiency and effectiveness, but also to gain a strategic and competitive advantage. MIS is at the core of an organization’s decision-making and problem-solving capabilities.  

The world needs MIS majors

We live in a world of exponential growth in technological progress. That is why, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is high employment demand for computer and information systems managers. Your BS degree in Management Information Systems will prepare you to assist and lead in the application of current and emerging information technology. Learn more about a BS in MIS

The IUP difference

The Eberly College of Business. There is a reason this major is in our school of business. You will be able to integrate your technical skills with a business knowledge that will enable you to work effectively in any organizational environment—a real plus for employers.

Placement and Internships. For those students who work hard, we have an enviable track record of our graduates finding good jobs. Furthermore we place our students in internships that often lead to full-time jobs.

The IUP Faculty. Diverse, international, and dedicated to teaching—the MIS and Decision Sciences core faculty members combine real experience in the corporate world with academic rigor to create a community of knowledge and access to education consistent with the demands of the marketplace. Unlike many larger institutions, no course is taught by graduate students. Learn more about our faculty


Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accreditation symbolEberly College of Business and Information Technology is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business—the premier accrediting agency for collegiate business programs.

  • MIS and Decision Sciences Department
  • Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, Room 203
    664 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2929
  • Fax: 724-357-4831
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.