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Bachelor of Science
Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems
Bachelor of Science
AT A GLANCE
  • 120 credits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
TUITION
  • $250 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

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Learn to manage systems and IT personnel with a management information systems degree.

Management information systems are a critical part of the strategic decision-making process in virtually all of today's public and private organizations. Developed by chief information officers and other high-level IT professionals, the bachelor’s degree in management information systems from University of Maryland Global Campus is well-suited for those looking to move into a management position and bridge the gap between an organization's functional users and its technical developers.

Total Credits Required: 120

  • Required Major Courses: 33
  • Minor and Elective Courses: 46
  • General Education Courses: 41

Required Major Courses

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 300)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 301)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 304)
  • (3 Credits, CSIA 300)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 310)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 311)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 330)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 370)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 438)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 461)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 495)

Related Required Course

The following required course may be applied to general education or elective requirements.:

  • (3 Credits, CMIS 102)

A degree with a major in management information systems requires the successful completion of 120 credits of coursework, including 33 credits for the major; 41 credits in general education requirements; and 46 credits in the minor, electives, and other degree requirements. You must also complete all related required coursework, which may be applied to general education or elective requirements, as part of the 120 credits required for the degree. At least 17 credits in the major must be earned in upper-level courses (numbered 300 or above). See overall degree requirements.

Research and Computer Literacy Courses


  • (3 Credits, PACE 111M)
    or 
    (3 Credits, PACE 111C)
    or other PACE 111 course (to be taken in first 6 credits)

  • (1 Credit, LIBS 150)
    or
    (1 Credit, CAPL 398A)
    or other general education elective

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 201)
    or 
    (3 Credits, CMST 301)
    or another computing course appropriate to the academic major

Communications Courses


  • (3 Credits, WRTG 111)
    or 
    (3 Credits, WRTG 291) or other writing course

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 112)

  • (3 Credits, SPCH 100)
    or other communication, writing, or speech course

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 391)
    or other advanced upper-level writing course

Math Course


  • (3 Credits, MATH 105)
    or other approved math or statistics course

Arts and Humanities Courses


  • (3 Credits, HIST 157)
    or other arts and humanities course

  • (3 Credits, ENGL 240)
    or foreign language course or other arts and humanities course

Behavioral and Social Science Courses


  • (3 Credits, ECON 201)
    or 
    (3 Credits, PSYC 100)
    or other behavioral and social science course

  • (3 Credits, GVPT 170)
    or other behavioral and social science course

Biological and Physical Sciences Courses


  • (3 Credits, BIOL 101)
    and 
    (1 Credit, BIOL 102)
    or other paired science lecture and laboratory courses

  • (3 Credits, NUTR 100)
    or 
    (3 Credits, BIOL 160)
    or other science lecture course

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

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