The management information systems option in data science develops aptitudes in quantitative tools that are especially
critical in today's data-driven society. Additional coursework in descriptive, predictive
and prescriptive analytics is possible with a data science option.
Why data science?
By pursuing the option in data sciences, students will have the opportunity to take
courses in database systems, business intelligence, predictive and prescriptive analytics
An MIS major provides the skills necessary for students to pursue career opportunities
Information assurance analyst
95%of graduating seniors
had employment, job offers, or other professional plans within six months of
OSU is among just seven colleges found in each of three key rankings by CyberDegrees.org:
30 Best Online Cyber Security Certificate Programs (No. 7), Top Cyber Security Schools
(No. 12) and Top 25 Schools with Online Master’s in Cyber Security Programs (No. 23).
Our top-notch faculty and facilities serve the increasing cyber security educational
needs via both our undergraduate- and graduate-level programs. The programs through
the Management Science and Information Systems Department stress the real-world, business applications of IT and security.
Students learn practical application skills through participating in the Information
Security and Assurance Club, which educates students on evolving information security
threats and mitigation techniques, as well as advance marketability for employment
beyond academia. The field of information assurance is in high demand and is shaping
the landscape of IT.