The MIS Graduate Certificate provides pertinent knowledge and skills necessary to enter or progress in information systems careers. The program is designed for post-baccalaureate students and working professionals interested in enhancing technical and managerial skills for career advancement or preparation for entering a master’s degree program.
The Graduate Certificate in Management Information Systems consists of 12 hours of course work:
- Required Courses (6 hours)
- MGMT 7305 Advanced Database Management Systems
- MGMT 7307 Systems Analysis and Design Methods
- The remaining 6 hours should be selected from the following:
- MGMT 7302 Management and Organizational Behavior
- MGMT 7303 Systems Development and Database Design
- MGMT 7304 Business Applications in Object-Oriented Programming
- MGMT 7308 Advanced Business Communications
- MGMT 7312 Team Development
- MGMT 7350 Information Systems Management
- MGMT 7352 Emerging Technologies and Strategic Issues
- No more than one of…
- MGMT 5310 Advanced Local Area Networks
- MGMT 5312 Object-Oriented Programming
- MGMT 5350 Database Management Systems
Have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a GPA of at least 2.8 (4.0 scale), a 3.0 in the last 60 hours, or a 3.2 in the last 30 hours. The GMAT exam is not required.
- Graduate Certificate courses can be directly applied to the Master of Science degree in Management Information Systems.
- Application to the UALR Graduate School
- Checksheet-MIS Certificate
- Certificate program code: MGIS-GC
- For information about the graduate certificate program, contact Sung-Kwan Kim, associate professor, Department of Management, 501.569.8859, firstname.lastname@example.org.