Management Information Systems

"A Christian College with Cutting Edge Business Majors"

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in management information systems is a program designed for the student interested in the development, application and management of an organization’s technological infrastructure.

Students studying management information systems will become experts in analyzing, processing, collecting and storing information.

Olivet’s in-depth program will prepare students to enter this challenging field far ahead of their peers. Students will design and manage the technical tools for effective communication; conduct research on customers, clients, marketing, and productivity; build software to serve specialized needs; create multifaceted website designs; and much more!

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By the Numbers
career placement rate
of only 10 IL Universities with SAP University Recognition Program
Microsoft Office Specialist Exam pass rate
student who earned Specialist Certifications
Quality Assurance

The School of Business at Olivet Nazarene University is preparing students for success in their chosen careers. Employers are underscoring the value of Olivet graduates in the workplace, specifically because of their integrity and skills in communication and problem solving. Alumni continue to report on the excellent jobs they are landing and promotions they are receiving.

One of the key ways to ensure quality in business programs is to attain the approval and meet the requirements of professionals in the areas of their expertise.

  • Intuit QuickBooks
  • Microsoft Office Specialist
  • Microsoft Advanced Office Specialist
  • SAP University Alliance

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Management Information Systems is Ideal For Those Who Are
  • Strong Analyzers and Problem Solvers
  • Eager to Learn Technology and Data Management
  • Organizational and Attentive to Detail
  • Able to Communicate Complex Concepts


Management Information Systems Careers
  • Business Manager
  • Business Reengineering,
  • Information Technology Security
  • Product Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Software Development
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Analyst
Management Information Systems Program Overview

Professional Certifications

Students have many opportunities to earn the professional certifications that set them apart from other college graduates. With these certifications, they will find many career doors open to them.

  • SAP University Recognition-The world's most popular Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.
    • ONU is 1 of only 10 IL schools who can offer SAP University Recognition
  • Other professional certifications include:
    • Microsoft Office Excel Certifications
    • Microsoft Office Access Specialist
    • QuickBooks Certification

Complete List of Professional Certifications

Degree Requirements

Olivet’s MIS graduates find career opportunities wherever computers are used, whether in business, industry or government. These professionals help businesses with their systems and assist managers and employees in understanding them. The job outlooks for these occupations are growing faster than average due to the ever-growing demand for technology. This program meets the diverse needs of students preparing for future careers. 

Built within the Management Information Systems courses are the opportunities to earn professional certifications. This is the "value-added" reason to attend Olivet's McGraw School of Business.

Course Requirements

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Professional Competitions & Activities

The scholarship of teaching is demonstrated in the presentation by explaining the experiential learning exercise used by Professor Thomas. This classroom activity challenges students to learn the basic processes of management in a simulation of commerce. Teams compete to maximize profit while recording sales, inventory, cash flow, expenses and profit margin.

Complete List of Professional Competitions & Activities

Career Management & Internships

At Olivet's McGraw School of Business, Freshman and Sophomore students attend specially designed seminars to advance their careers through resumé writing, developing interviewing skills, networking, and managing their online presence. 

All the Career Management activities are designed for students to discover their strengths to help them attain an internship their junior or senior year. A full-time Internship Coordinator works with each student to help obtain an internship in their specific field to help in building their resumé for their future career.

Freshmen/Sophomore Career Management to

Junior/Senior Internships to Career & Calling

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Management Information Systems Faith At Work

"A Head for Business, A Heart for God, and Hands for Humanity"

The motto for Olivet McGraw School of Business is more than a byline for faculty and students. The culture and atmosphere are alive and excited with learning cutting edge knowledge, with a perspective of God's grace and presence as we seek to help individuals and business organizations to prosper and bring glory to the name of Christ.

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