Next Start Date August 22, 2022
Est.Program Length 2-4 years
Course Length 7 weeks
Credit Hours 120
Cost Per Credit $291*
Accreditation Higher Learning Commission
Transfer Credits Accepted 90
*Out-of-state students will be charged an additional $30 per credit.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Information Systems Management Overview
The online BSBA Information Systems Management degree from Shawnee State University Online Campus delivers the skills necessary to succeed in a growing field. Through a curriculum that combines business fundamentals with career-ready skills for Management Information Systems (MIS), you’ll build the competitive edge you need to stand out among employers and land the career you want.
All courses for the program are taught by industry-experienced faculty who are committed to providing you with personalized attention. The curriculum was designed to follow the standards set by the Associations for Computing Machines (ACM), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and Institute for the Certification of Computer Professionals (ICCP). As a student, you’ll complete hands-on projects in programming, web design, and databases, and explore data modeling, project management, network security and risk management, business strategy, and more.
The online BSBA Information Systems Management degree can be completed entirely online through an interactive, virtual classroom. Access course materials from the time and place of your choice and complete your degree on your schedule. When you complete your bachelor’s degree, you’ll have the academic credential required to pursue a master’s degree, plus the expertise to advance your information systems management career.
The Online BSBA Information Systems Management Degree Is Designed for:
- Individuals interested in IT management positions
- Those seeking in-demand skills that are transferrable to multiple information technology settings
- Professionals seeking a career change with promising professional opportunities
International students residing outside the United States of America may apply and enroll into the Shawnee State University’s online BSBA Information Systems Management degree. The program is administered all online and the international student will maintain a full course of study. Admitted students will not be issued an I-20 for entry into the United States. The program will be completed by the student from their home country. Please refer to www.studyinthestates.dhs.gov for more information pertaining to enrollment in an online program from your home country.
Courses and Requirements
40 Total Courses In This Program
In addition to 84 credit hours of Shawnee State University’s General Education program and Business Core curriculum, the online BSBA in Information Systems Management degree requires the completion of 36 core credit hours for a total of 120 credit hours. Courses combine core business skills with career-ready computer information systems expertise to prepare you for success after graduation.
BUIS 1010 – Computer Applications
BUAC 2010 – Intro to Financial Accounting Principles
BUAC 2030 – Intro to Managerial Accounting Principles
BUFI 3450 – Management Finance
BULW 2700 – Legal Environment of Business
BUMG 2900 – Professional Communication/Development Skills
BUMG 3100 – Management Principles
BUMG 3850 – Production/Operations Management
BUMG 4850 – Business Policy and Strategy
BUMK 3100 – Marketing Principles
ECON 2201 – Principles of Microeconomics*
ECON 2202 – Principles of Macroeconomics
STAT 1800 – Business Statistics*
*Satisfies GEP Requirements
BUIS 1300 – Introduction to Programming and Application Development
BUIS 1500 – Foundations of Web Development
ISIT 2000 – Intro PC Hardware/Operating System
BUIS 2100 – Introduction to Information Systems
BUIS 2400 – Data Modeling and Relational Databases
ISIT 2700 – Information Technology Infrastructure and Internetworking
BUIS 3200 – Systems Analysis and Design
BUIS 3600 – Project Management for Technology
BUIS 4200 – Information System Strategy, Management, and Acquisition
BUIS 4900 – Senior Project
Choose from the following*:
BUIS 2450 – Data Integration
ISCS 2800 – Introduction to CyberSecurity
BUIS 3050 – Help Desk and IT Applications
BUIS 3300 – Advanced Programming and Application Development
BUIS 3500 – Server-Side Web Publishing
ISIT 3800 – Enterprise Architecture
BUIS 4300 – Advanced Database
ISCS 4700 – Network Security and Risk Management
BUIS 4985 – Information Technology Internship
BUIS 4999 – Special Topics Management Information Systems
*A minimum of three credit hours must be at the 3000-level or higher.
Before applying for this program, you must have:
- Official transcripts from all institutions previously attended.
- A completed online application.
How to Apply
In order to apply for admission into our online master’s degree in rhetoric and composition, please contact an enrollment counselor and submit the following:
- Completed application
- Official transcripts from all prior institutions
Costs & Financial Aid
The online BSBA Information Systems Management degree is offered at a tuition rate of $291 per credit hour for Ohio residents and $321 per credit hour for out-of-state students. This program accepts up to 90 transfer credits.
Component Cost Total* Full Program Tuition $291 per credit hour $34,920 Total $34,920 Tuition with Maximum Transfer Credits (Up to 90) $291 per credit hour $8,730 Total with Transfer Credits $8,730 Component Cost Total* Full Program Tuition $321 per credit hour $38,520 Total $38,520 Tuition with Maximum Transfer Credits (Up to 90) $321 per credit hour $9,630 Total $9,630
Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Fees are charged per semester unless otherwise noted. This program takes two to eight semesters to complete, depending on transfer credits. For a personalized estimate of time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-815-0323 or request more information.
* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
To help make your online education more affordable, Shawnee State offers financial aid in the form of loans, scholarships, and grants. If you have questions, our experienced enrollment counselors and tuition planners will assist you through the process.
At Shawnee State, we want those who have served our country to get the education they deserve. As a veteran or current member of the U.S. military, you can receive federal and state educational benefits through the VA, and we will provide you with guidance and support throughout your online education.
Created with your career success in mind, the online BSBA in Information Systems Management degree is designed to fill the growing Management information systems (MIS) skills gap. The program combines essential business and management skills with the information systems expertise necessary to fill a variety of in-demand positions. When you graduate, you’ll have the academic credential to advance your education with a master’s degree, plus the professional skills necessary to succeed in the career you want. Many graduates of this program succeed in the following roles:
Salary and job growth information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Network administrators determine the computer network needs of a business and develop solutions to meet them. They oversee the functions of the network and perform maintenance to ensure its efficiency. The median annual salary for network administrators was $84,810 in 2020.
- Information security analysts work to protect the private data and customer information stored by a business. They defend the business from cybercrime and security breaches. The median annual salary for information security analysts was $103,590 in 2020.
- Database administrators determine the data protection and security needs of a business and implement an appropriate database program that meets these needs. They ensure all private company data is protected against security breaches. The median annual salary for database administrators was $98,860 in 2020.