The MIS degree focuses on the business applications of information technology and
data analytics. This includes emphasizing necessary skills required in the analysis,
development, and implementation of various information, communication, and data analytics
technologies critical in all organizations.
Why management information systems at OSU?
MIS is a practical, applied STEM-focused technical major that develops project and
team-based skills essential for the professional world. The department is recognized
as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defender Education by the National
Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.
A MIS major provides the skills necessary for students to pursue career opportunities
Website/mobile app design
Information systems design
Website/mobile app developer
System integration and implementation
Information assurance analyst
IT infrastructure design and support
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 MSIS Department often 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.