The Management Information Systems (MIS) program at Georgia College develops in-depth hands-on knowledge and skills in the application of information technology to problems and opportunities in business and society.
This program is particularly well suited for students who enjoy solving problems and life-long learning. Students get hands-on experience with technologies such as SAP, PowerBI, Tableau, PHP, SQL Server, and LabSim. Combining these technologies with theory in analysis, agile development, and business intelligence, students learn to apply technology to business problems.
Our graduates are ready for today’s business environment and start careers in areas like consulting, data analytics, project management, software development, IT networking, or IT support. Over the last few years, for example, we have had multiple graduates accept job offers from Accenture, EY, NCR, and Sogeti. These firms and many others come to our annual IT Career Fair to recruit our students.
Data Analytics – Students in this concentration pick CBIS 4140 Enterprise Performance Management as their capstone course. Data Analytics explores data visualization and predictive analytics. Students often work in consulting roles as well as analyzing data. The three courses that make up this concentration are CBIS 3120 Introduction to ERP, CBIS 4120 Business Intelligence & Analytics, and CBIS 4140 Enterprise Performance Management Systems. Students may take a data mining elective for more knowledge in this area.
Information Technology – Students in this concentration take CBIS 4218 Advanced Networking as their capstone course. The Information Technology concentration prepares students for IT support, networking, and/or server administration. All students take CBIS 3213 Introduction to Information Technology and CBIS 4218 Advanced Networking. Students select one of these courses to complete their concentration: CBIS 3211 Information Technology Hardware & Software; CBIS 4217 Computer Security; or CBIS 4225 Server Administration. The two not selected may be taken as a general elective.
Web Developer – Students in this concentration take CBIS 4214 Web Application Integration as their capstone course along with taking CBIS 4210 Business Application Development. Students typically are employed as web masters Students pick one of these to complete their concentration: One of the following: CBIS 3218 Web Design Tools, CBIS 3219 Web Development, or CBIS 4216 Advanced Web Application Integration. Students in this area are strongly encouraged to minor in computer science to get more programming experience.