Management Information Systems

What is MIS?

The Management Information Systems (MIS) major is a program that teaches students to develop computer-based systems and provides managers with tools to organize, evaluate and manage all departments of an organization in the most efficient way.

What skills will I acquire from this program?

If you have a trained analytical mind, you can become an IS (Info System) specialist, business intelligence analyst, or consultant able to create the best organizational workflows, business processes, and hierarchical systems,  and to develop the best practices that organizations may follow.

What will I learn in MIS?

As an MIS specialist, you have to be knowledgeable in:

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Statistics
  • Management
  • Telecommunication Science
  • Web Applications
  • Computer Programming
  • Organizational Business Processes

Why should I study MIS at AUT?

AUT gets top faculty with significant work experience to share their expertise with you. The 99-credit program also includes specialized workshops with industry professionals and internship periods at key companies and organizations to get familiarized with the workplace. In addition, you earn the ICDL diploma (International Computer Driving License) which has worldwide recognition and is a valuable addition to your CV.

Management Information Systems – (99 Credits)

General Education Requirements26 Credits 
Code# CourseTitleCrPrerequisites
Group A : Language and Communication (12 credits)
ENG260English Language Skills I (ENG 200 – English Writing Skills)3 
ENG280English Language Skills II (ENG 203 – English Communication I)3 
ENG315Research Methodology (ENG 204 – English Communication II)3ENG203
BUS210Business Communication Skills (COM 210 – Communication & Presentation Skills)3ENG203
Group B : General Business & Humanities (7 credits)
ENT301Start-up Business Entrepreneurship 3 
HUM212AUT Cultural Plus1 
HUM318Human Rights3ENG 203
Group C : Arts & Social Sciences (3 credits)
ART205Contemporary Arts3 
HUM210Arts Appreciation3 
HUM211Music Appreciation3 
POL202Globalization and Political Change3ENG 203
SOC202Justice, Society and Gender3ENG 203
Group D : Mathematics, Science and Technology (3 credits)
HLT210Health and Wellness3 
NTR201Introduction to Nutrition3ENG 203
Group E : Health and Physical Education (1 credits)
PED.Physical Education1 
Major Core Requirements40 Credits 
Code# CourseTitleCrPrerequisites
ACC210Principles of Accounting I3ENG020
ACC215Principles of Accounting II3ACC210
BUS230Business Law3MGT201
BUS310Quantitative Methods for Business3MAT221
BUS491Internship1Senior Standing
FIN221Managerial Finance3ACC215
MAT221Calculus & Applied Math for Business3 
MGT201Management Principles3ENG203
HRM320Human Resources Management3MGT201
MKT201Marketing Principles3ENG203
STA211Business Statistics3 
HOM260Food Safety3ENG203
Specialization Course Requirements24 CreditsGrade must be C or higher in every Major Course
Code# CourseTitleCrPrerequisites 
MIS202Business Programming & Web Applications3  
MIS221Information Infrastructure & Networking3  
MIS316Database Management Systems3MIS202 
MIS319Management of Telecom Business3MIS221 
MIS325Business System Analysis3MIS202 
MIS360Management Information Systems3MGT201 
MIS411MIS Project Management3MIS202 
MIS430Application Database Management – Senior3MIS316 
Free Elective (200 level or above)6 Credits  
Other Requirements 
..Foreign Language course3 Credits