The predicted quantity and diversity of positions in management information systems through 2020 make this an extremely attractive career path for college graduates.
Graduates from Shippensburg's undergraduate Management Information Systems (MIS) degree program frequently find jobs as:
- Systems analysts
- Database administrators
- Network specialists
- Web designers
- Software engineers
- Project managers
- Technical trainers
Many students also choose to further study at the MBA level. If you want a career that involves equal parts business and technology, the undergrad MIS program can provide the skills you need.
Ship has a well-established Business Internship Program that provides opportunities for on-the-job experience while gaining college credits. There are many internship opportunities for management information systems majors, and in some cases students continue as part-time employees while finishing the course work for their degree. Internships often turn into job offers, according to post-graduate surveys of Ship business students.
The SHIP Career Connection online job bank contains listings for both full- and part-time internship opportunities at some of PA's leading employers. You can also arrange your own internship by attending job fairs, networking with friends and family in the business world, or applying to federal and state programs.
The average salary for management information systems jobs in PA is $58,000.