Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Master of Science Management Information Systems (Data Analytics Concentration), MIS

The MS in MIS program with a concentration in Data Analytics is designed to meet the evolving needs of aspiring professionals in the Information Technology field. Students will gain Data Analytics knowledge and skills to successfully transform available data into actionable information. A concentration in Data Analytics enables an MS in MIS student to gain a competitive edge by learning critical skills needed to effectively use Data Analytics to harness the potential of the vast amount of data available within and outside any organization/industry.

Admission Process

Students admitted to the Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MS in MIS) program at the Jesse H. Jones School of Business will be eligible to pursue this concentration.

Course Requirements

The Master of Science in MIS degree with the Data Analytics concentration requires thirty-three (33) hours of course work, including three (9) hours of concentration course(s) credit hours.


Students pursuing the MS in MIS with concentration in Data Analytics must meet the academic regulations and requirements of the Jesse H. Jones School of Business and the Graduate School including those related to the minimum GPA and scholastic discipline.

Curriculum Summary

Core Courses

MGSC 625Supply Chain Management3
MIS 672Application Programming3
MIS 675Database Management Systems3
MIS 676Web Design & Development3
MIS 677E-Commerce3
MIS 680System Analysis & Development3
MIS 681IT Project Management3
MIS 685Management of Info System3
Total Hours24

Concentration Courses

MGSC 624Statistical Methods3
MIS 686Data Analytics and Visualization3
MIS 688Applied Predictive Analytics3
Total Hours9

The following courses or equivalent thereof must have been completed or must be completed as prerequisites to the MS in MIS level courses:

ACCT 231Principles Of Accounting I3
ECON 2301Principles Of Economics I (OR)3
Principles Of Economics II
MGSC 239Business Statistics I3
MGSC 302Operations Management I3
MGMT 300Principles of Management3
FIN 301Basic Financial Management3
MKTG 306Principles of Marketing3
MIS 304Information Technology3