Faculty Spotlight

Lifer
Faculty
Joined Ashland University faculty in 1983 and serves as professor of management information systems, teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses Teaching and research interests are...Read more
Dr. Nitin Walia
Faculty
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2010 and areas of teaching include business intelligence, data and text analytics, data visualization, database management and e-business Research interests...Read more
Dr. Nitin Walia
Faculty
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2010 and areas of teaching include business intelligence, data and text analytics, data visualization, database management and e-business Research interests...Read more

Careers in Management Information Systems

Average Career Salary 

$76,625

Anticipated demand over next 10 years

Information technology related jobs represent five of the top 25 identified growing occupations.  In fact, The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that network systems and data communication analysts will be the top occupation in the U.S. between now and 2016.  Growth in demand is expected to be 28% over the next ten years.

Recent employers of our Management Information Systems graduates include:

• Ashland University
• Beacon Graphics
• Grange Mutual
• IBM Corporation
• J.M. Smucker Company
• Key Corporation
• PNC Corporation
• Nationwide Indemnity Insurance Co.
• Westfield Companies

Career Opportunities:

• Business Analyst
• Computer Programmer
• Database Administrator
• Director of Technology
• Field Service Technician
• Government Official
• Network Administrator
• Project Manager
• Software Trainer
• Web Designer

Contact Information

Management Information Systems

Dr. Victoria Kaskey, Chair
Dauch College of Business & Economics
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805

vkaskey@ashland.edu
419.289.5649

Systems thinking + technical and communication skills = great jobs

Need to combine your love of technology with core business savvy?

Systems thinking, an ability to analyze business problems and a sound technical knowledge coupled with strong communication skills will get you noticed – and, you’ll gain all those skills as an Ashland University MIS student.

What You’ll Love About the Management Information Systems Major:

  • Together, our close-knit group of students explores the strategic and logistical side of information management.
  • You can combine your love of technology with core business savvy.
  • Hone your logic and conceptualization skills so that you can bridge the gap between technology pros and executives or other staff.
  • You’ll learn to gather, store and interpret key information and to provide organization-wide leadership.
  • By working on consulting teams with real businesses, you can develop solutions to help companies handle and use information better.
  • You will walk out the door at graduation knowing good jobs await in organizations of all sizes, in all industries