MS in Management Information Systems (STEM)

This program equips students with both the technical and business skills needed to manage an organization's IT resources. The MS in Management Information Systems is a STEM-designated program and can also be pursued with a Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, as a dual degree with the MBA, or in a part-time format. Additionally, Katz students may enhance their degree with one of several certificate programs offered by the University of Pittsburgh's School of Computing and Information. There is a separate, additional application process required for students interested in pursuing a certificate

Basic Requirements

Students interested in submitting a competitive application for the MS in Management Information Systems program should have a 3.0 GPA and at least a 600 on the GMAT exam. International applicants must also have at least a score of 100 on TOEFL or 7 or higher on the IELTS. No prior work experience or prerequisite courses are required. 

Questions regarding the application process can be emailed to admissions@katz.pitt.edu.

Admissions

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Curriculum: Fall Term (15 credits)

Finely-tuned core coursework designed to offer a solid foundation in business. MS-MIS students with special interests, with the approval of the faculty director, will be permitted to substitute other relevant courses from the Pitt School of Computing Information. Students may also choose non-MIS electives from the MBA schedule (up to a maximum of 10.5 credits).

Course Credits
BMIS 2056 Management Information Systems Practicum 3
BMIS 2551 Project Management Concepts and Processes 3
BMIS 2588 Database Management 3
MS-MIS Electives 6

Curriculum: Spring Term (15 credits)

Specialized courses and real-world application of fundamental tools and theories. MS-MIS students with special interests, with the approval of the faculty director, will be permitted to substitute other relevant courses from the Pitt School of Computing Information. Students may also choose non-MIS electives from the MBA schedule (up to a maximum of 10.5 credits).

Course Credits
BMIS 2409 Information Systems 1.5
BMIS 2537 Business System Platforms 3
MS-MIS Electives 10.5

Recommended Electives

Choose from the approved elective courses below or download the MS in Management Information Systems Curriculum Plan to view the complete list of elective options. 

Course Credits
BMIS 2034 Information Technology Governance 3
BMIS 2053 Human-Computer Interaction 3
BMIS 2074 Strategic Information Technology in Global Supply Chains 1.5
BMIS 2501 Enterprise Systems and Integration of Business Processes 3
BMIS 2542 Introduction to Data Science: Programming Essentials 3
BMIS 2527 Privacy, Security, and Ethical Computing 3
BMIS 2679 Technology, Innovation, Adoption, and Diffusion 3
BMIS 2689 Technology-Enabled Business Transformation 3
Anthony Rodi

Faculty Director

Anthony Rodi
Clinical Associate Professor of Business Administration
afrodi@katz.pitt.edu