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Department of Finance, Real Estate, & Decision Sciences, Barton School of Business

Wichita, Kansas, United States
Information Systems

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Wichita State University is a public research university in Wichita, Kansas, United States. It is the third-largest university and is the only metropolitan university in Kansas. The university's 15,000 students study business, education, engineering, fine arts, health professions, and liberal arts and sciences at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

 

Wichita is the largest city in the state of Kansas. It is the top exporting city in the nation as measured by percent of GDP and is known as the Aviation Capital of the World. Wichita is the medical, communication, cultural, financial and entertainment hub of Kansas. The city's size and diversity give WSU students unique opportunities to build a career foundation.

 

The W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State has been the driving force behind some of the brightest minds and biggest ideas of the past 100 years. This AACSB-accredited college prides itself in being among the top 290 business schools in the nation as ranked by the Princeton Review. Combining the widest range of undergraduate degrees in the state and virtually unlimited learning opportunities (thanks to Kansas' largest business community), it's no surprise that employers continue to show a preference for hiring Barton School graduates. The business college has also produced one of the nation's best graduate programs that allow its students to continue their education in graduate-level studies that includes the MBA & EMBA that will guarantee a richer experience in both your education and future occupation endeavors.

  

Barton School prepares students for lifelong learning and success in the global marketplace, advances the knowledge and practice of business, and supports economic growth through research, outreach, and knowledge transfer. The Barton School strives to be internationally recognized as a model of research, knowledge transfer, and applied business learning. The Barton School core values include being student centered and business driven, fostering integrity and intellectual curiosity, celebrating the development of critical thinking, innovation, and an entrepreneurial mindset, and honoring diversity of culture, thought, and experience. 

Bachelor Programs

In a technology bound society, companies rely on information technologies and management information systems to make business decisions.  Information Technologies and Management information systems (IT & MIS) are designed to support the complete computing system in a company. This includes software systems, databases, hardware resources, project applications…any computerized process used to help a company function efficiently.

Managers use IT & MIS to gather and process large amounts of data to analyze where the company has been and forecast where the company is going. IT & MIS are vital for production/operations management and supply chain management decisions. IT & MIS professionals may specialize in systems analysis, database design, application or maintenance programming, networking, project management, telecommunications, electronic commerce and web development.

Check out the program details and major requirements in the following link. 

http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=bartonadvising&p=/mishome/

 

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David Jingjun Xu is an associate professor of Management Information Systems at Wichita State University. He has papers published in MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of AIS, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Journal of Business Ethics, Information & Management, Decision Support Systems, Computers in Human Behavior, Communication of AIS, and Journal of Computer Information Systems. 

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David Jingjun Xu is an associate professor of Management Information Systems at Wichita State University. He has papers published in MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of AIS, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Journal of Business Ethics, Information & Management, Decision Support Systems, Computers in Human Behavior, Communication of AIS, and Journal of Computer Information Systems. 

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