Our program is not just about learning the interplay between business and technology. It’s also designed to optimize your verbal and written communication skills to help others understand how business information systems work— a critical asset as you collaborate with educators, clients, investors, partners and managers. As a student, you will:
- Understand how technology connects with business procedures, strategy and policy.
- Evaluate the role of the web and networking technology in organizations.
- Identify cultural, political and economic challenges associated with global technologies.
- Explore the fundamental concepts of outsourcing and offshoring.
- Learn to manage and optimize database management systems
Our class sizes are small—an average 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio—and our experienced, accessible faculty are the keystone of our students’ success. At Bowie State, our educators encourage students to think strategically about their future, guiding them through processes like applying for top security clearances and pursuing specialized certifications.
Join: The Management Information Systems (MIS) Club focuses on creating partnerships between students, faculty and local businesses. Through meetings and activities, students develop a comprehensive understanding and appreciation of information systems and emerging opportunities in the field.
Experience: You’ll have access to a wealth of real-world experience outside of the classroom. During Shadow Days, our students spend a day on the job with a professional already in the field. You can also gain practical knowledge and hands-on training through internships and co-ops in the area. You'll also have access to cyberlab resources and IBM's Watson.
Explore: There are a wide range of academic topics you can pursue during your studies:
- Robotics (AI)
- Data analysis
- Systems analysis and design
More than just the nucleus of national politics, Washington, DC is an expanding technology hub.With the rapid-fire growth of homeland security, cybersecurity and private sector banking, diverse career paths will continue to emerge. As a graduate, you’ll be prepared to excel in graduate study or careers such as:
- Systems Auditor
- Business application systems specialist
- Business consulting
- Database designer
- Information analyst
- IT consultant
- Network engineer
- Network security specialist
- Project analyst
- Project manager
- Sales representative
- Security architect
- Small systems consultant
- System analyst
- Cybersecurity analyst
- Data analyst