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Management Information Systems (MIS) Degree

Delivering Business Analytics and Technology Solutions

Information isn't worth much if it doesn't serve a purpose. The Saunders Management Information Systems (MIS) degree is oriented toward information analytics and the design of systems that will improve an organization's operational efficiency, add value to existing products, engender innovation and new product development, and help managers make better decisions.

  • This interdisciplinary program is ranked #6 nationally by College Factual, and ranked #14 among 123 undergraduate business school Management Information Systems Degree programs by Bloomberg Businessweek
  • The capstone course for the MIS degree applies the concepts of project management. After analyzing real-world business situations, student teams develop an innovative information system while utilizing project management techniques
  • You are guaranteed real-world experience as a part of one of the oldest and largest cooperative education programs
  • The Business and Technology Professionals organization at RIT is an MIS-focused student organization that provides an extracurricular foundation of technical expertise and business professionalism to develop tomorrow's leaders
  • New, state-of-the-art facilities and computer labs feature the latest software releases, including SAP, SPSS and Minitab – ideal for your project needs
  • You have the ability to take courses among any of the nine RIT colleges. If you have a passion for engineering or computing, enhance your education with electives taken at other colleges
  • Faculty are actively working on relevant research and have countless industry connections, both of which inform Saunders to bring the latest trends and technologies into the classroom


The Management Information Systems (MIS) Degree program is offered in China through an RIT and Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) partnership. Students complete their program in full on the BJTU Weihai campus, and can elect to participate in an exchange program allowing them to study on both campuses. Visit the Management Information Systems at BJTU program page for more details.

Recognized among the nations very best business schools

Saunders College of Business is #1 in Western NY, ranking #66 nationally for undergraduate business programs in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings. These ranking are based on graduation and retention rates, as well as peer assessment and faculty resources.

Learn about other top rankings and recognition received by programs at Saunders College and Rochester Institute of Technology.

RIT Rallies: Alumnus creates template for communities to manage COVID-19

Nick Giordano, who graduated from RIT in 2016 with a degree in management information systems, has created a website template that helps communities track and manage the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

At the intersection of business and technology

Saunders College of Business, as a college within RIT, places an emphasis on technology and innovation in every program we offer. Saunders College teaches the cutting-edge communication technologies and information systems, as only RIT can deliver, to help you stand out.

Management Information Systems Degree Co-op Spotlights

Everyone who works in business, from someone who pays the bills to the person who hires and fires, uses information systems. As an MIS major, you learn how to put technology to work and companies and organization across industries.

  • Li Huang, Toyota
  • Bora Turgut, Johnson & Johnson
  • John French Lawyer, PCC Structurals, Inc.
  • Matt Alzamora, Thomson Reuters
  • Jessica Barone, Paychex
  • Joshua Arcadi, Wegmans Food Markets Inc.
  • James Hughes, Intuit
  • Sophia Song, Southwest Airlines Co.
  • Wade Fuller, GE Transportation
  • Zachary Sweet, Wegmans
  • Justin MacDuff, Wegmans
  • Kelsey Dudarchik, Constant Contact
  • Kadre Roberts, Baker Hughes, a GE company
  • Adam Anzuoni, The Blackstone Group
  • Kathleen Hagelberger, TJX Companies Inc.
  • Austin Obiora Okwudili, The Hershey Company
  • Valeria R Martinez, Bank of America
  • Peter Bilzerian , Better Business Bureau
  • Jonathan Ennin , JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Jarod Farchione, Google
  • Namaqua Mills, Bank of America
  • Amanda Nesheiwat, IBM
  • Stephen Lynch, Cooper Vision
  • Logan Carolan , Wegmans Food Markets Inc.