Management Information Systems

M State's AS degree in Management Information Systems is designed for students interested in business careers with a focus on computer information management systems. Our degree prepares students for immediate entry into the workforce, or for transfer to a four-year institution for a bachelor's degree.

The 60-credit degree, offered on our Fergus Falls campus, includes a combination of general education courses and courses specific to preparation for careers in accounting/business.

This degree articulates to the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems at Minnesota State University Moorhead.


Here’s what you’ll learn

  • The role of information systems in business
  • The business implications of electronic commerce
  • The financial reporting process and the control of business operations by accounting systems
  • Basic programming and logic skills
  • Basic knowledge of information systems, telecommunication protocols and computer network theory, hardware and practice
  • Knowledge of office productivity software
  • Use of statistical techniques to analyze business data
  • Importance of economic analysis on the business level


Why M State

  • An exceptional educational value
  • Small class sizes, personalized education
  • Scholarships available
  • Hands-on instruction
  • Multiple scholarships available
  • Spartan Centers offer tutoring and transfer assistance

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M State's Management Information Systems program has an articulation agreement with Minnesota State University Moorhead. Graduates from M State's program can transfer seamlessly into MSUM's Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems.

Articulation agreements ensure that students completing specified coursework or degree programs at M State will transfer into designated programs at partner universities or colleges according to the terms of the agreement. This cooperative effort eliminates or minimizes the questions and confusion that sometimes accompany transfer and allows our students to be confident that their degree from M State will satisfy a substantive portion of the completion requirements for the bachelor's degree at the university or college they will be attending.


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Required Management Information Systems courses

  • Financial Accounting I and II
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Spreadsheet and Database Concepts
  • Management Information Systems
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • Computer Science I and II
  • Microeconomics
  • College Writing
  • Applied Calculus and Linear Algebra
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Ethics
  • General Psychology
  • Social Psychology

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Last modified: July 27th, 2015 at 02:30pm