College of Business - Real Life. Real Business.

Career Opportunities

MIS professionals fulfill many roles in business. Below are some general roles and their responsibilities.

  • Analyst - Studies business problems and designs systems to solve them
  • Consultant - Uses business and technology expertise to analyze problems and improve business processes
  • Application developer - Develops software to collect, store and present data and information
  • Database administrator - Manages the large volumes of data needed run to businesses and to analyze problems
  • Project leader - Organizes a team of analysts, programmers and others to create a technology solution
  • Technical trainer - Trains people on how to use technology
  • Website developer - Creates and maintains websites

Below are just a few of the positions MIS graduates would be qualified to fill: 

  • Business Analyst
  • Network Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Systems Analyst Application Developer
  • Systems Designer
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Technology Auditor
  • End-user Support Specialist
  • Data Network Engineer
  • Information Systems/Project Manager
  • Web Business Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Accounting Information Specialist
  • Technical Support

Internships

All College of Business majors are required to do two internships for credit. Recent MIS majors and minors have interned with the following companies.

  • One America Financial Partners
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • Ingersoll Rand
  • Binatone
  • Ernst & Young
  • TGI Healthworks, Inc.
  • Liberty Tax
  • Butler Business Accelerator
  • Conseco
  • Lincoln Financial
  • Indianapolis Airport Authority
  • Republic Airways Holdings

Job Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer and information systems managers and analysts are consistently in demand and there is significant growth in the industry. 

Salary Information, ComputerWorld

Top 50 Occupations with the Most Openings

Computer Systems Analysts, Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Management Information Systems program provided me with invaluable experience for my career at PwC. I am currently part of the Risk Assurance Services practice and provide attestation and advisory services to multiple Fortune 500 clients in the financial services and health care industries. The program's commitment to real life, real business has provided me with the skills and experience I need to be successful.

Heather M. Eggers '08
Experienced Associate, Pricewaterhouse Coopers