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Management Information Systems - Evening or Fully Online

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Connect business acumen to information innovation for a range of organizations

Throughout our curriculum, you’ll learn how technology can support an organization’s strategic and decision-making processes by gaining foundational knowledge of business and information management. A well-rounded range of business, economic and information systems coursework will further develop your understanding of business structures, organizational theory and information analysis, as well as their interdependencies and potential for growth.

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MAGT 131: Management Concepts
An introduction to the principles of management including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, controlling and strategies. 4 credits

ECON 135: Applied Statistics
Fundamentals of descriptive and inferential statistics studied through business applications. Topics include central tendency and variability, frequency distributions, elementary probability theory, binomial, normal, and t-distributions, sampling theory, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, regression analysis.Prerequisite: One of MATH-105/105T, MATH-130/130T, Math ACT of 22 or higher, or Math SAT of 530 or higher. Students majoring in a Social Science should take SOC/PSYC-210 rather than this course. Credit will not be given for both SOC-210 or PSYC-215 and ECON-135. (QUANT). 4 credits

This path is part of Simpson College's convenient and flexible adult undergraduate program, which enables you to complete four to eight credits every eight weeks.

By attending class just one to two nights a week, you may earn an average of 30 credits in one year and complete your bachelor's degree in four years. You can go as fast or as slow as your schedule and learning style requires: Study one night a week, two nights a week or even faster.

This program is available fully online or in a blended format of online and evening classes at the Simpson College West Des Moines Campus.

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Data and information are now some of the world's most important assets—and so are the people who can manage them

As an adult student in our undergraduate Management Information Systems program, you can expect the same individualized attention from faculty and academic and career advisors as you would in a more traditional setting. You’ll work one-on-one with an advisor who will help you stay on track and make sure you’re taking the correct courses, with your career goals front and center.

Our management information systems degree blends the best of business and data management skills necessary to thrive in today’s high-tech world. The growing, overlapping capabilities in both organizational and technological structures has increased the need for companies to hire knowledgeable leaders who understand how multi-dimensional information streams impact everyday business processes.

You’ll graduate prepared to work in a variety of growing and emerging IT positions—like data analysis, business intelligence or cyber security—with the professional communication skills and administrative background to advance quickly.

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Tuition Costs

We're committed to making sure our graduate programs are accessible and affordable for all students.

Financial Aid

Students in this program are eligible for federal financial aid, and we allow an interest-free grace period for students receiving employer reimbursement. 

Transfer Your Credits

We accept transfer credits from other accredited institutions. Transcripts are evaluated to determine how many credits will transfer, as well as how a student’s former coursework meets Simpson’s degree requirements.

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Save up to $9,000 on tuition

We value the work you've already done and think it should count toward your degree. If you’re at least 25 years of age and classified as a freshman or sophomore at Simpson, you can submit a Life Experience Portfolio during the admissions process. The LEP can earn up to 24 credits free of charge.

Employer Reimbursement Cuts Interest Costs

Many employers reimburse their employees’ tuition after a class has been completed, and we offer the chance to delay payment until 45 days after the term ends. You won’t have to pay until after the course ends.

We're transfer friendly

During the application process, you'll submit transcripts of previous undergraduate work from other accredited institutions if applicable. Transcripts are then evaluated to determine how many credits will transfer, as well as how your former coursework meets Simpson’s degree requirements.