Degree Program Overview

Management Information Systems (MIS) at Sam Houston State University is an established program that has grown and advanced with the trends in the industry.

The BBA in MIS offers small class sizes and the education to enter a broad range of career areas.

Coursework

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration in MIS will first build a strong foundation of general course requirements from all areas of business.

The MIS-specific curriculum includes courses in Business Database Management, Systems Analysis and Design, Electronic Commerce Implementation, Programming, and Business Network Management, in addition to related electives.

The Management Information Systems curriculum is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to function in entry level information systems positions with a basis for continued career growth. Students are also prepared to continue into graduate studies, should they so choose.

At least 50% of the required business curriculum for the BBA degree must be taken in residence at Sam Houston State University, which may include courses taken at The Woodlands Center campus or through SHSU Online.

Careers in Management Information Systems

  • Business/Systems Analysts
  • Database Administrators
  • Website Developers
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Specialists
  • Application Developers
  • Network Administrators
  • Consultants
  • IT Support Specialists
  • IT Education / Training

Or continue your education with a graduate degree.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree(s) available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Catalog Entry Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems (B.B.A)
Length 120 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Summer, Spring
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester

View the Management Information Systems BBA brochure (.pdf)

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer I: May 15
  • Summer II: June 15