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Management Information Systems (MBA)


Management Information Systems (MBA)

Address information systems from a business perspective

For current and future business leaders whose roles involve information technology planning and strategy, the MBA in Management Information Systems (MIS) is the gateway to a career change or promotion.

If you’re business-minded and technically proficient, but don’t have previous coursework or experience with information systems—this program is for you. You’ll leave the Management Information Systems MBA program with the skills to analyze and define information systems requirements and evaluate emerging and innovative technology in various business situations.

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Where technology and business meet

Study in the heart of Chicago’s business district, where major tech companies and accounting firms are steps from campus. Make a smooth transition from school to the industry—you’ll be familiar with the environment from day one.

Application Deadlines

Enrollment Quarter Domestic Student Deadline International Student Deadline
Fall August 1 July 1
Winter November 1 October 1
Spring March 1 February 1
Summer May 1 April 1

Admission Requirements

Submit an online application, essay, résumé, official transcripts, letters of recommendation and GMAT/GRE scores.

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Required Courses

You’ll take MBA core courses and seven to nine electives.

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in North America based on a global survey of business school deans (Eduniversal 2018)

Learn from leaders in MIS

Our faculty have worked with or consulted for major companies like IBM and Merrill Lynch—just to name a few. They bring a wide range of experience from Chicago and beyond, like Associate Professor Delvin Grant, who has taught at institutions around the world, bringing his global perspective into the classroom.

"Choosing KGSB for business school can be the opportunity to completely reinvent your career. That is what it was for me."

Haley (MBA '15)
Principal Consultant, Exactus Advisors

Haley, DePaul Management Information Systems MBA alumna  

Alumni Network

In addition to the wider group of Kellstadt alumni, the School of Accountancy & MIS alumni network reaches to the top ranks of corporations, public accounting firms, education and government. The alumni society, Ledger & Quill, is one of the largest accounting alumni groups in the nation.

Flexible formats to work with any lifestyle

Full-time Day MBA for early-career professionals or career changers. Classes offered during the day.
Evening MBA for established professionals in need of flexibility. Classes are in the evenings.


Graduate school is an investment in your future. Kellstadt awarded more than $3 million to incoming students last year. Learn more about scholarship opportunities available to you.

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Contact Information

For more information about applying, contact the Kellstadt office at (312) 362-8810 or

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