Information Systems, Mobile – Degree Completion
William B. Greene Jr., School of Business & Technology
The information systems major supports the following goals of Milligan College:
- Students will demonstrate sound scholarship through their ability to read and think analytically and critically, to communicate clearly and effectively, and to understand a significant body of material in their major field of study.
- Students will gain an enriched quality of life through stewardship of resources, and preparation for graduate studies and a rewarding career or profession.
The major in information systems (IS-M) is designed to prepare students for careers as programmers/analysts, lead programmers, management information systems directors, and systems project leaders for applications in business, industry, and government.
Course work in this major emphasizes systems analysis and design, programming, and management.
Graduates with a major in information systems are expected to:
- possess a thorough understanding of the information systems analysis and design process, as well as the development (programming) and implementation (hardware, software, networking) processes of computing applications in a business environment;
- possess oral and written communication skills necessary to convey technical information in a business or technical environment;
- have acquired knowledge and skills needed for positions in a variety of computer/business-related fields.
CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Persons who have completed a degree at Milligan College or elsewhere who return to complete the course that comprise the IS-M major or a person who may currently work in the IT field and wishes to update their skills may complete the courses listed without completing a degree. The Certificate in Information Systems offers recognition of completion of the IS-M courses.
EARLY ACCEPTANCE PROGRAM
Milligan offers an early acceptance program (EAP) for its undergraduate CS and IS majors wanting to pursue Milligan’s Master of Science in Information Systems after graduation, allowing them to lock in tuition for the year admitted and secure a spot in the program. Read more »