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Management (Management Information Systems Emphasis)

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

Program Overview

To lead others in a world of constant change and intense competition, you need a management major. The MIS emphasis provides students with an understanding of concepts, principles, and techniques to design, develop, and implement enterprise information systems. These specialized skills equip students with a strong technical background, but emphasizes the business knowledge and analytical skills necessary in today's business environment. Students will:

  • Understand the integrated cross-functional nature of business processes.
  • Configure key business processes in an enterprise system.
  • Investigate data analysis methods to support business decision making.
  • Experience using enterprise software (SAP® ERP) to execute business processes.
  • Explore various business intelligence tools to visualize and interpret data.


Visit the online catalog,, for coursework options in the management major.

Career Options

Graduates from the MIS emphasis have a wide variety of opportunities for employment in different fields. They have had success working locally and nationally as:

  • Business intelligence developers
  • Business systems analysts
  • Business technology consultants
  • Information technology/business integrators

Why Study Management Information Systems at Grand Valley?

  • The program is well regarded and offers highly marketable skills.
  • Current and emerging technologies are integrated into courses to provide unique experiential learning.
  • Faculty members have a combination of academic accomplishment and professional experience and represent a variety of backgrounds in the field.
  • Local and international companies recruit students from the program for paid internships and entry-level positions.

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Seidman College of Business


“The hands-on exercises have provided me with real-world experience by linking technology and the business processes together.”


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