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Management information systems B.B.A.

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    Management information systems B.B.A.

    Earn your bachelor’s degree in a cutting-edge, hands-on business information technology program with an outstanding job placement rate.

Explore the management information systems bachelor’s degree program at the University of Alaska Anchorage

Emphasizing problem-solving techniques for business, the management information systems bachelor’s degree program offers hands-on training using software and creating applications. The program features internship opportunities and required community engagement projects that allow you to apply classroom learning to real-world business contexts. With your bachelor’s degree, you’ll be ready for careers in software engineering, project management, web development and security, programming and data analysis. 

Community engagement projects in the management information systems program
As a management information systems major at UAA, you’ll be required to complete a real-world information systems development project. In addition to providing hands-on, practical business experience, these projects offer an opportunity to give back to the community and make valuable career connections that benefit you after you graduate. 

Management information systems scholarships and financial aid
Get help with tuition and educational costs. UAA offers scholarship opportunities for management information systems including the AITP Scholarship and CIO Roundtable Technology Scholarship. Learn more about business scholarships at UAA.

Management information systems B.B.A.

Degree Type:

  • Baccalaureate

Program Length: Four Years

Availability:Anchorage campus

Accredited by: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB)

Did you know..

Management information systems students design award-winning website for Kicks for Kids. A team of UAA management information systems students designed an online inventory system that helps Kicks for Kids distribute gym shoes for kids in need throughout the state. The website design won the team first place in the Association of Information Technology Professional's competition at the National Collegiate Conference in Atlanta.

What can you do with a management information systems degree from UAA?

UAA’s management information systems program is one of the major providers of qualified IT professionals in the region. Careers for UAA alumni cover almost all the major companies in both private and public sectors of Anchorage and Alaska.

Management information systems graduate programs
Many UAA program graduates go on to pursue master’s degrees and doctoral degrees. If you’re interested in exploring graduate programs, UAA offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Public Administration (MPA). 

Management information systems careers
Alumni of the management information systems program work as analysts, programmers, project managers, network administrators, help desk technicians, user consultants, database administrators and web designers. Some of the region’s top employers for program graduates include:

  • ConocoPhillips Alaska
  • Computer Task Group (CTG)
  • Resource Data, Inc. (RDI)
  • BP
  • Pango Technology, Inc.
  • Northern Aviation Services

By the numbers..

1-year job placement rate for B.B.A. in management information systems alumni
Alaska Department of Labor Statistics
5-year job placement rate for B.B.A. in management information systems alumni
Alaska Department of Labor Statistics

Management information systems bachelor’s degree program highlights

Emphasizing community involvement and practical learning, UAA’s bachelor’s degree in management information systems will prepare you for a variety of in-demand business careers in Alaska and around the world.

  • Get real-world experience that will help set you apart in the job market. Internships and community engagement projects give you the chance to tackle practical business challenges. Classes provide hands-on learning experiences using software and tools for business information systems integration, development and decision making.
  • Make valuable career connections. UAA’s program has built close working relationships with the local community and industry leaders through an internship program, the IT advisory board and community engagement courses.
  • Work closely with expert faculty. UAA faculty are recognized technology leaders who have professional expertise in all major areas of management information systems, including direct industry experience in IT. Smaller class sizes allow for close mentorship and one-on-one discussion.
  • Use state-of-the-art facilities and applications. Special laboratories include multimedia presentation and advanced networking and information security facilities. These include a private cloud, SAP ERP, SAP Business Warehouse, and eye tracking equipment.

Amazing stories from management information systems majors

Workers who graduated from UAA’s management information systems Bachelor of Business Administration program often come with a wider base of knowledge and training. The four-year management information systems graduate has that additional depth, and is much better prepared to take on more complex projects.

Bill Peterson
former Network Manager of Carr Gottstein Foods Co.
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Seven students from UAA attended the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) competition and won two first place finishes and one honorable mention in the five competitions they participated in.

UAA management information systems students win big at the AITP National Collegiate Conference
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With the help of students and faculty from UAA’s College of Business and Public Policy, a new Leadership Fellows Juniors program is helping seventh- and eighth-graders at Clark Middle School to prepare for college and career success.

UAA burnishes skills of young leaders

Management information systems bachelor’s degree program curriculum

The bachelor’s degree in management information systems emphasizes problem-solving techniques to analyze, design, program, implement and manage solutions for business problems. The program covers a variety of topics including cyber security, web development, enterprise systems, business analytics and business intelligence.

Top classes for management information systems majors

  • Analysis of Business Systems
  • Project Management
  • System Design, Development and Implementation