Information Systems

MBA Information Systems Courses and Career Pathways

MBA Program Information Systems Courses and Future Career Paths

Students in the MBA program wishing to pursue careers in information systems are advised to follow one of the two career pathways: business/data analytics or accounting information systems. The business/data analytics pathway focuses on deriving insights, data visualization, business strategy, and recommending business decisions. The  accounting information systems career pathway focuses on designing internal controls and the optimization of accounting systems. In addition to the information systems electives listed below, students should consider electives related to decision-making, operations, and business statistics such as MGT 219, MGT 267, and  STAT 206. STAT 206 is useful for learning statistical computing using SAS or R.

 

Information Systems Concentration 

To earn an Information Systems concentration, students can choose five courses from the nine courses listed below:
 

MGT 230 — Database for Management 

MGT 239 — Business Modeling and Simulation 

MGT 241 — Accounting Systems and Control 

MGT 256 — Business Analytics for Management 

MGT 264 — Information Systems Resource Management 

MGT 278B — Information Technology Auditing and Assurance 

MGT 280 — Business Issues in Electronic Commerce 

MGT 281 — System Analysis and Design 

MGT 282 — Business Data Communication

 

Highly recommended courses for both career paths: Business/Data Analytics and Accounting Information System

MGT 230 — Database for Management 

MGT 280 — Business Issues in Electronic Commerce 

MGT 282 — Business Data Communication

 

Information Systems elective courses for the Business/Data Analytics career paths

MGT 230 — Database for Management 

MGT 239 — Business Modeling and Simulation 

MGT 256 — Business Analytics for Management

MGT 280 — Business Issues in Electronic Commerce 

MGT 282 — Business Data Communication

 

Information Systems elective courses for the Accounting Information System career paths

MGT 230 — Database for Management 

MGT 241 — Accounting Systems and Control 

MGT 278B — Information Technology Auditing and Assurance 

MGT 280 — Business Issues in Electronic Commerce 

MGT 282 — Business Data Communication

 

 

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