Master of Management Information Systems (MMIS)

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Master's Degree

Credits required:

30 credits

Cost per credit:


Next start date:

May 6, 2024

Tailor Your Tech Career

The master’s in management information systems builds on knowledge and skills developed in the workplace and undergrad programs. This program will set you up for success in data and coding disciplines, even if you have non-technical background. You can always start with the Data Technologies certificate and grow from there. Other skills covered in the certificates include analytics, coding, web development, cybersecurity and more. You will learn through projects to address problems currently facing today’s organizations.

All you need to earn this degree is to complete two certificates of your choice plus six capstone courses. The certificates you complete will give you a unique skillset tailored to your interests, giving you a competitive advantage in the workforce.

Choose Your Certificates

Data Technologies

Builds foundation knowledge of database, programming, and analytics skills. If you have a non-technical background, this is the perfect place to start. Learn more about the Data Technologies Certificate.

Data Analytics

Dive deeper into programming, AI, visualization, and data mining tools to help organizations understand the market and make strategic decisions with data. Learn more about the Data Analytics Certificate.


Protect organizations by reducing corporate risk through proactive measures to reveal and counter vulnerabilities. Learn more about the Cybersecurity Certificate.

Web Development

Understand principles of building a digital experience for website and applications using insights from data. Learn more about the Web Development Certificate.

The First Step is a Conversation. Talk to Kelly.

Kelly Seipert

Kelly Seipert

MMIS Program Coordinator
(435) 797-5848

College: Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

Department: Data Analytics & Information Systems

Find Your Fit

Take a few minutes to determine how a USU Online program can help you meet your education and career goals.

Learn from Experts

You will learn the same topics online as you would in the classroom. The Huntsman School of Business started offering degrees in 1894 and employs expert faculty with real-world experience. The hands-on curriculum delivered by world-renowned faculty gives you the education you need to land the career you want. Plus, the school has long held prestigious accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

Chris Corcoran

Chris Corcoran

Department Head, Data Analytics + Information Systems, & David B. Haight Endowed Professor of Analytics
Kelly Fadel

Kelly Fadel

Professor, Project Mentor for the Analytics Solutions Center

Student Feedback

We strive to create a community where co-curricular experiences strengthen and broaden student learning inside and outside of the classroom.

Learning how to manage and analyze data will greatly improve my experience getting my PhD, as I am better equipped to do research and analyze the results of studies with the skills I learned. For mentoring, the professors have been so helpful and encouraging. They have sat down with me and given me great counsel that has set me up to be admitted into a prestigious PhD program.

Jessica M., MMIS Grad 2018

Due to hard and soft skills learned in the MMIS program and experience with the Business Intelligence Group at USU I was able to land a fantastic internship with Koch Industries working as a Data Science / Business Intelligence Intern. All thanks goes to this program: the advisers and the faculty.

Dylan C., MMIS Grad 2018

Career Outlook

With an MMIS in hand, you will open many doors to new and exciting opportunities spanning many different industries. Graduates of the MMIS have a 100% job placement rate upon graduation. You will be able to start or advance your career in data immediately.

Skills You'll Learn

Students work on learning the skills they need to pass industry standards

  • Excel
  • Presentations
  • SQL
  • Python
  • Tableau Desktop Specialist
  • AWS Certified Data Analytics

Potential Employers

Management Information Systems Preview Curriculum

Program courses focus on improving your leadership skills and personal performance.

This course explores the design and engineering of effectively structured data ecosystems. Using programming tools, students develop efficient and effective dataflows to ensure quality data are available to meet critical data analysis requirements.

This course introduces the process of creating and populating data warehouses for enterprise-level decision making. Topics include data consolidation from operational SQL databases via ETL process, database schema design and implementation, and various report generation. Additional coursework is required for those enrolled in the graduate-level course.

This course covers advanced Python programming principles and analytics applications, including object-oriented programming, sorting, data structures, cloud computing, data mining, and introductory machine learning.

This course provides a foundation in this branch of forensic science, encompassing the legal and technical aspects of the recovery and investigation of deleted and/or hidden data found in computers, smartphones, or even in the cloud, often in relation to computer crime.