Online Professional Master of Information Systems


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Coursework
Primarily
Online

On-campus interaction one Saturday each month required


30

Credit Hours

21

≈ Months to Complete

Estimated Cost

Tuition / credit hour $587.46
Fee / credit hour  
Program $321.86
Course Material $50
Off-Campus $30

Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2019 rates.

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Professional MIS Program

Graduate School of Business

AACSB Accredited

Provides the Best of Online and In-Class Learning

Master’s degree students can gain hands-on experience with real-world data, while using the latest technologies and learning from faculty at one of the top-ranked business schools in the nation. Prepare for higher-level jobs in analytics and information systems by learning skills with immediate workplace value and gaining a breadth of knowledge.

Interact with other working professionals in the cohort, while exploring business analytics and data management, enterprise resource planning, and enterprise systems. Experience the flexibility of online coursework and the connectivity of a face-to-face classroom setting once a month on the Fayetteville campus.

 

The Walton College provides in-demand knowledge and hands-on experience with:

  • Fundamental analytics: forecasting, estimation models, survey analysis, and visualization
  • Data management: data modeling, SQL, data warehousing, OLAP, and ETL
  • Data mining: “applied analytics” using clustering, neural networks, regression, and more
  • Enterprise computing platforms from IBM, Microsoft, Teradata, SAP, and SAS
  • Large-scale, real world data sets from Sam’s Club, Tyson Foods, Dillard’s, Acxiom, and more.

The MIS degree is designed to meet the demand for employees who can fill leadership positions and implement new technologies in rapidly changing business environments.

Many courses in the Professional MIS program are team-taught by faculty and industry experts, combining and comparing theory with practical application in real-world scenarios.

Terrill Standifer

This program has opened up doors that I never thought possible. It has launched my career further ahead than I ever thought. ... I knew the analytics program at the Walton College of Business would give me the knowledge I needed to have a tangible impact on my professional performance and capabilities.

my story

Terrill Standifer
Siloam Springs, AR

Concentrations

  • Enterprise Resource Planning or
  • Enterprise Systems Management

 

Application Deadlines

  • April 1 - Early application deadline
  • May 1 - Recommended deadline for those needing preparatory IT coursework
  • July 1 - Final application deadline

Late applications may be considered on a space available basis. Email gsb@walton.uark.edu to schedule a meeting with an admissions advisor, a tour of the Graduate School of Business or a Saturday class visit.

 

Admissions Requirements

All admissions requirements can be found on the Graduate School of Business Admissions Requirements page.

Students with more than 5 years experience post-bachelor’s degree may be eligible for a GMAT waiver.

Prior to beginning coursework, students must demonstrate knowledge of fundamental topics in information systems. This may be accomplished by completing ISYS 511V with a grade of B or higher or by passing a proficiency exam.

For more information please email gsb@walton.uark.edu.



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