Certificate in Management Information Systems
- Top-notch faculty with distinguished academic & industry experience
- Completely online
- Flexible pace for 2 to 4 semesters
- Choice of Management or Technical Track
- Unique blend of Management Information Systems knowledge and Development of Consciousness
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Are you an Information Technology (IT) professional who would like to move into an IT leadership position?
Information technology is changing the world, incredibly fast. It offers opportunities to create new products, new business models, new efficiencies, and to get closer to customers around the world than ever before. There is a great demand for visionary and dynamic IT executives who know how to harness new information technologies and deploy them effectively in the cause of new models and new growth.
Maharishi University of Management (MUM) is happy to introduce a competitively priced 18-credit Online Graduate Certificate program in Management Information Systems (MIS) that can help take your career to new heights. It can help you transition to, or make yourself more effective in, Business Analyst and IT leadership roles.
The program will provide you with the theories, skills and expertise to strategically deploy information technologies and drive new business value. Upon completion of this program, you will:
- Understand the social and organizational context, and how to align IT with organizational strategy to drive differentiation, collaboration, and competitive advantage.
- Understand business information requirements and processes, and how to design and deploy integrated enterprise systems and web applications, under budget and on schedule.
- Understand IT Infrastructure including emerging technologies, and how to make it cost-effective, resilient, secure and flexible.
- Understand the world of Big Data, and how to structure and manage it for superior information access, insight and agility.
- This program can be completed entirely online in one to two years depending on your needs. It will begin with 2 credits of MUM’s unique course on the Science and Technology of Consciousness (STC), and continue with 16 credits of MIS courses to be selected from a wide range of course offerings.
Before starting the second course, the student will be required to take instruction in the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique at a local or regional TM Center. The cost of instruction in the Transcendental Meditation technique is separate and is the responsibility of the student. The local TM instructor will submit a document verifying the completion of instruction. It is recommended that students arrange for instruction during the first course.