Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems

What Can I Do With This Major?

Each of the IU South Bend Leighton School of Business alumni listed below have a degree in Management Information Systems. Each are at different points in their career—some are just starting out, some have years of experience.

While everyone’s career path is unique, you can learn more about how your career in management information systems might look after you graduate by reviewing these Leighton School alumni’s Linkedin profiles.

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How to list this degree on your resume

Bachelor of Science in Business: Management Information Systems

Bachelor Degree Requirements:

Examples of Jobs in This Field

Below are only a few examples of jobs you can get with an accounting degree. Learn more about other jobs in management information systems here.

If you have a specific job in mind, you can learn more about it here

Examples of Job Descriptions

In addition to earning a degree, you’ll also need experience. Many employers will consider class projects, internships, part-time jobs, and volunteer positions you held while attending college as relevant experience.

Early in your college career, study job descriptions to determine what experiences you will need on your resume to qualify for the job you desire after graduation. You’ll have more time to acquire these experiences before you graduate and begin applying for positions in the field. The Leighton Career Planning Office can help.

Below are some examples of management information systems job descriptions. Some of the duties may be unfamiliar to you now. Do not worry, you’ll understand more as you take classes and progress in the major.

  • Application Development Specialist
    • Develop, test and support web applications and data management scripts
    • Meet with end-users to review business processes and look for opportunities to improve services and business processes • Create documentation for custom applications
    • Train end users on new and existing applications
    • Ongoing research of new developments in web technologies
    • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues
    • Inform coworkers of software updates, new functionality, and emerging technologies
    • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a technical field, as well as a working knowledge of relational databases, concepts and methods of architectural design, development and integration of data and applications. Candidate must be familiar with web development technologies such as SAP, HTML, CSS, and Javascript/jQuery. Windows troubleshooting skills a must
  • Security Specialist
    • Access, communicate and reconcile findings for the vulnerability management program and data loss prevention programs (DLP)
    • Assistant IT Director of Security with the production of work product for risk assessments and audits, as well as remediating findings from audits
    • Support other security program functions such as continuous monitoring, risk management and responding to ad hoc support calls
    • Qualifications Bachelor’s degree; experience with the following systems, or industry equivalent systems; Vulnerability Scanning Tools (Tenable Nessus, Qualys, etc.); Endpoint Protection Suites (Symantec Enterprise Protection Manager, etc.); Data Loss Prevention solutions; two years of experience in an IT role
  • SAP Financial Systems Design Specialist
    • Lead end-to-end process & system design projects (may include software selection) involving SAP
    • Design, configures, tests, train and coordinate with technical and functional resources on application development and reporting projects
    • Participate in application enhancements and third-level support required to meet the needs of clients
    • Maintain effective work relationships within departmental and functional lines at various job levels with business users, IS departments and user groups
    • Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (or higher), experience in project management or team lead role required. Minimum of 2 years of experience (4 preferred). Expert knowledge of SAP's FI/CO module and how it integrates with the other modules of SAP required

Source: Careerbuilder.com, Indeed.com

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