Secure networks. Analyze systems. Protect data. These are growing priorities in many industries. A management information systems bachelor’s degree can help you qualify for emerging opportunities in your desired field. At Maryville University, you can build a comprehensive skill set that prepares you to think strategically and lead technology initiatives with in-demand expertise.

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Why Earn Your Information Systems Degree Online?

Maryville’s Bachelor of Information Systems online covers a broad spectrum of skills that can help you succeed in a range of IT careers. It also provides the business context for those skills, so you can make informed decisions or launch your own business. As demand for developers, analysts, and information security expertise increases, you can access convenient online courses to prepare to bridge a growing gap.

Our online computer information systems degree provides hands-on experience with emergent technologies so you can learn to effectively implement solutions in any field. It includes an internship or independent project so you can graduate with expertise from directly applying your skills. From initial design to product launch and performance, you can learn what it takes to get from development to deployment and more.

When you complete your program, you can emerge able to design, develop, and manage business applications on desktop, web, cloud, and mobile platforms. Coursework is designed to prioritize industry expertise that is valued now.

Flexible, affordable
— and 100% online

  • 100% online coursework. No campus visits required.
  • Practical and project-based. Complete hands-on exercises to practice using emergent technologies and gain experience with development and project management.
  • Get supportive and attentive faculty mentorship. Discuss your goals with dedicated faculty, who can help you connect the curriculum to your career vision.
  • Study at a respected business school. Join Maryville University, which ranks among Forbes’ “America’s Top Colleges,” and was named an Apple Distinguished School for 2016-2018.

What Can You Do with Your Online Information Systems Degree?

You can apply your online management information systems degree to qualify for jobs in major tech companies, software publishers, government agencies, consulting firms, and more. It can help you advance your skills or launch your IT career by building expertise to meet growing demand in many industries.

You can work in a variety of settings, including:

  • Software publishers
  • Information security firms
  • Financial and insurance services
  • Electronics product manufacturers
  • Private enterprises
  • State and local government agencies
  • Information services
  • Computer systems design services
  • Consulting firms
  • Technology companies

Career opportunities for information systems degree grads include:

  • Database Administrator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Networking Specialist
  • Systems Administrator
  • System Analyst
  • System Architect
  • Software Developer
  • Technical Services Manager

What’s the Market Outlook for Business Information Systems Graduates?

Continuously growing demand.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects great job growth in information systems careers, especially for computer systems analysts (21%), information security analysts (18%), software developers (17%) and information systems managers (15%).

Increased earnings.

Jobs in technology can offer median salaries that exceed $100,000, according to the BLS. Computer and information systems managers earned a median salary of $135,800 in 2016. Software developers earned $102,280. Both jobs commonly require a bachelor’s degree to qualify.

Mobile expertise highly sought.

As technology develops, demand for mobile application expertise is expected to grow, leading to more work for software developers, information security analysts, and information systems managers who can advise on and oversee implementation and updates of mobile apps.

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Why Choose Maryville University’s Management Information Systems Online Degree Program?

At Maryville University, we understand that new opportunities continually emerge in technology, and professionals must be prepared to adapt. It’s why we developed an online business information systems degree to help you conveniently access courses to update your skills to meet today’s business needs. Whether that’s as a system architect, network specialist, or other position in tech, our online platform can help support your growth.

Our online bachelor of information systems helps you establish core business insights, then shows you ways you can apply information systems expertise in diverse fields. Graduates can emerge prepared to lead projects in varied organizations.

Maryville University was founded in 1872 and has been connecting motivated professionals with industry expertise ever since. Here, 90% of our faculty holds a doctorate or terminal degree, and 97% of our on-campus graduates are placed in jobs. We’re proud of our reputation for quality academics, accelerated growth, and affordability, because it demonstrates our devotion to advancing students like you.

Why Maryville?

We’re distinguished by our dedication to your success

Maryville University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission — HLC

Forbes America's Top Colleges 2017

Ranked among “America’s Top Colleges” — Forbes, 2017

Kiplinger's Best College Values

Ranked among the best values in private colleges
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, 2017

ACBSP - Global Business Accreditation

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Our students are finding success at Maryville. So can you.

The one-on-one attention that you get from your professors is amazing.”

— Jonathan Gray

“Having the background in information systems and computers and understanding how they work really puts you ahead in the workforce.”

— Demi Maniaci

Our faculty experts can show you how it all connects.

Meet Dustin Loeffler.

Director of Graduate Studies in Business/Associate Professor of Cyber Security and Information Systems

With a background spanning systems engineering and cyber security and an academic history of helping students evolve, Dustin Loeffler can help you pursue or advance your information systems career.

  • JD, Saint Louis University
  • BS, Maryville University

When you join Maryville University, you connect to a faculty of experienced career mentors. Professor Loeffler exemplifies that quality, not just as an associate professor of cyber security, but also as a Maryville graduate. His rise since earning his bachelor’s in computer science/information management in 2002 is an impressive success story that can inspire you.

Profesor Loeffler’s vast expertise comes from direct experience providing designed, development, security, management, and legal services. At Boeing, he worked as a systems engineering manager, leading teams as a chief engineer.

As a consultant, he has served the U.S. government and major tech companies like Apple. He also established an independent software development firm. At Maryville, online management information systems degree students can benefit from his consultation too.

Today Professor Loeffler works with Maryville students to develop in-demand skills leveraging technology to create efficient and effective solutions in a variety of professional settings. Join Maryville University and connect to experienced IT professionals who can help you learn at the fast pace this industry requires.

 Online Bachelor of Information Systems Curriculum

The online Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems is designed to prepare you to become a technology leader. It spans 128 credit hours, including general education, information systems major, electives, and business core.

Our curriculum is continually up dated with input from employers to help you develop technical expertise that’s relevant to businesses today. Courses cover key skills in application development, programming, and project management. Explore emerging technologies and complete hands-on exercises to experiment with implementing them. Qualified online information systems degree students can satisfy the general education requirement through transfer credits to complete the program sooner.

Management Information Systems Major Courses — Learn to use technology in support of organizational goals, such as information security, project management, and business data.

Business Core Courses — Develop your business expertise with a foundation in financial accounting, economics, business law, and statistics.

Become an Emerging Authority in Information Systems

Earning your MIS degree online is often just the start of an information technology career. Whether you decide to advance your development skills, pursue specialist business expertise, focus on cyber security, or seek a management role, you can continue honing new skills here.

As you cultivate experience in the field of computer science, your options to advance can lead you in varied directions. You may seek a graduate degree to support your further growth. At Maryville, we offer online graduate programs in business, technology, healthcare, and higher education.

When you’re ready to go further, consider these online graduate program options:

MBA, with nine concentrations and flexible options, including a one-year online MBA program.

MS in Business Data Analytics, which can be completed in one year and prepare you to sit for Microsoft SQL Server and AZURE certification exams.

MS in Cyber Security, with courses in cryptography, mobile device hacking, cloud security, and other in-demand modern insights.

MS in Software Development, with coding and management courses that can be completed in as few as 10 months.

Learn more about the online Bachelor of Information Systems at Maryville University.