Graduate Certificate in Management Information Systems

About

The Certificate in Management Information Systems (MIS) program is a graduate certificate program, designed for individuals who want to acquire specific MIS skills to meet the needs or demands of their workplace. The certificate program is suitable for students with no prior MIS background, as well as for those who have prior MIS knowlwedge or education and want to acquire specific additional skills (retooling). The following are examples of students who can benefit from the program:

  • Individuals who have graduated from an MIS or related program several years ago who can use the Certificate in MIS program to stay current with technology changes.
  • MIS professionals who want to retool themselves to acquire new MIS skills.
  • Individuals with no formal prior MIS education who want to learn about a particular IT technology or concept.

Available Options

  • Business Analysis and Development for Systems
  • Business Analytics
  • System Development Technologies
  • Business Intelligence
  • Individual Plan

Accreditation

For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please head over to Academic Program Accreditations.

Learning Outcomes

  • In-depth understanding of systems thinking and ways that information technology can be used to enhance effectiveness of the individual and organizations.
  • Ability to critically analyze business problems and apply scientific methods and computer applications to obtain business solutions.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the theoretical basis of management information systems and current research questions.
  • Ability to learn on a continuing basis to stay current with rapidly changing technologies.
  • Ability to effectively communicate the technology and its application to business executives and users of information systems.
  • Increase one's business knowledge and state of the art technical skills in order to function effectively as an information technology professional in public or private organizations.
  • Prepare one to enter a doctoral program in MIS.

Career Possibilities

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Graduate Certificate in Management Information Systems

Business Analysis and Development for Systems

Business Analytics

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Business Intelligence

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Individual Plan

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Graduate Coordinator

Han-fen Hu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Graduate Coordinator for IS Programs

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Department of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology

The Department of Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology offers bachelor’s degrees in entrepreneurship and management as well as a master’s degree in management information systems (MIS), dual master’s degrees in MIS and hotel administration and MIS and MBA, and a graduate certificate in MIS.

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Lee Business School

The Lee Business School advances the knowledge and practice of business, develops business leaders, and fosters intellectual and economic vitality through the creation and dissemination of knowledge and outreach.

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