Information Systems Management
MISM
Application Deadlines
Fall:March 1
Contact Information: 
790 TNRB
801-422-5602
mism@byu.edu
Program Requirements: 

The MISM program is designed for students who want professional careers in information systems. Students seek employment with consulting firms, accounting firms, industrial organizations, and not-for-profit entities performing a variety of services, such as understanding the information needs of an organization, designing, developing, and implementing information systems to meet specified requirements, administering the information systems function, auditing an information system, and formulating an information systems master plan to effectively utilize information technology throughout an organization.
 

Requirements for the MISM Degree.

  • MISM requirements: IS 531, 550, 551, 552; 555, 560, GSCM 530, HRM 540, STRAT 560, MSB 572; 21 elective hours from any approved MSM courses not already selected or from other courses as approved by the graduate program coordinator.
Admission Requirements: 

Required Test

GMAT

Admission Requirements

  1. Pre-management courses: introduction to economics (micro and macro), introduction to statistics, introduction to financial and managerial accounting, introductory course in Java or equivalent, and introduction to management information systems.
  2. Pre-systems courses: equivalents of courses in systems analysis, database systems, principles of business programming, data communication, systems design and implementation, enterprise application development, and business processes and controls.
  3. 3.0 overall GPA
Program Outcomes: 


1. Gain a Knowledge of Information Systems and Business

Program graduates will apply knowledge of information systems as well as general business to bridge the gap between technical and business personnel.

2. Create and Manage Organizational Technical Functions

Acquire, deploy, maintain, and manage, information technology systems, infrastructure, security, resources, and services

3. Make Informed Business and Technical Decisions

Graduates will be able to make informed business and technical decisions and solve unstructured problems in a rapidly changing environment.

4. Develop Lifelong Learning Skills

Graduates will be prepared to pursue lifelong learning.

Program Stats

Characteristics of Students from Past Academic Year
Total Students 60
International 6
Female 7
LDS 60
Minority 11
BYU Undergraduate 57
Three Year Average Test Scores of Admitted Student
GMAT Composite Score 623.3
GMAT Quantitative Score 39.3
GMAT Quantitative Percentile 47.5
GMAT Verbal Score 36.3
GMAT Verbal Percentile 78.3
GMAT Analytical Score 4.3
GMAT Analytical Percentile 45.3
GMAT Integrated Score 6.5
GMAT Integrated Percentile 73.4
Five Year Average of Graduated Students
Average Years to Degree 0.7
Graduated Per Year 50.6
Five Year Average of Admitted Students
Applied Per Year 57.4
Admitted Per Year 51.6
Percent Admitted 89.90
Average GPA 3.67