Organizational Development and Leadership, Management Information Systems, M.S.

Those interested in a career in the many applications of management information systems should consider the Management Information Systems Concentration of the Master of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership program.

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What Will I Learn?

This concentration allows you to develop competencies in:

  • Information systems design and management
  • Database design
  • Information analysis
  • MIS applications

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"This program covers all aspects of leadership in an organization such as innovation, project management, information systems management and database design."

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What are the requirements for this degree?

A minimum 2.75 GPA from your undergraduate experience, a one page goals statement matching your goals to the program's objectives and a resume are required for admission.

In addition to core and concentration courses, you must complete an experiential capstone.


Organizational Development and Leadership, Management Information Sysytems, M.S. Degree Plan

Full-Time (30 Credits)

First Year

Fall Semester: 9 Credits


Spring Semester: 9 Credits


Summer Term: 3 Credits

  • MIS Elective Credits: 3



Second Year

Fall Semester: 6 Credits

  • MIS Elective Credits: 3


Spring Semester: 6 Credits

  • MIS Elective Credits: 3 
  • MIS Elective Credits: 3 


Planning Notes for all students:

  1. 30 total credits required
  2. Students can begin in any semester or term, including, fall, spring, winter or summer.
  3. Students can take elective courses in any semester or term. For list of electives, see program Organizational Development and Leadership, Management Information Systems, M.S.  
  4. Students can take core courses in any semester or term.
  5. The above sequence is for illustrative purposes only. Students can tailor their program to their individual needs.

What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

Alumni from this concentration often find employment with the federal government installations in our areas; they have also landed careers in health insurance and health care institutions, higher education, for-profit companies and non-profit entities.

What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have on Campus?

This interdisciplinary program offers a broad social science perspective on the interactions between leaders, followers and social structures. The highlight is an experiential capstone where you will put leadership into practice and gain valuable real world insights.