BBA in Management Information System (MIS)

Program Overview

TThe Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems (BBA-MIS) program at the Jesse H. Jones School of Business is designed to provide a high quality educational experience and skills to a diverse student population who wish to pursue a career in Information Systems. The program focuses on educating and training students to develop, apply, and manage information systems and coordinate the communication function of information technology. With access to the latest software technologies and the support of dedicated faculty, students will develop analytical skills to learn:.

  • How corporations manage their Information Technology (IT)
  • How to analyze business problems and develop IT solutions
  • How to plan, develop, apply, and manage new systems
  • How to plan, develop and create e-commerce web-sites
  • How to use and manage complex global systems
  • How to study various computer-based Information systems implemented in global corporations

Curriculum

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems is a 120 credit hour program. It is designed as the core set of requirements for the study of business and management information systems established by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). MIS major classes include but are not limited to Hardware and Networking; Data Modeling, Design & Development; Systems Development & Implementation, and ERP System such as SAP. The JHJ School of Business at Texas Southern University is a part of the SAP University alliance. Course requirements for the BBA degree in MIS are described in the Undergraduate Catalog of Texas Southern University.

Potential Career Fields

  • Business Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Business Application Developers
  • Systems Architect
  • Database Administer
  • Database Manager
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Network Administrator
  • IT Security
  • IT Project Manager

Employment Outlook

According to the most recent survey in the Occupational Outlook Handbook of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the growth rate for MIS jobs for the 2016-26 period is 12 percent. The median annual wage for MIS professionals was $139,220 in May 2017.