MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS • GENERAL • INFORMATION ASSURANCE
The management information systems (MIS) degree focuses on the business applications of information technology. Students learn skills required in the analysis, development, evaluation and implementation of information and communication technologies critical for organizations. Degree option available in Tulsa: Information Assurance provides students with in-depth study and hands-on analysis of critical organizational issues in information assurance and security. OSU was named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research by the NSA and the Department of Homeland Security. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS • 45 hours must be upper-division. • A 2.0 overall and a 2.2 major GPA are required for graduation. • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 and 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU. Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; eight transfer correspondence hours.
HOW MUCH WILL IT COST? OSU is one of the best values in the Big 12 and has lower tuition and fees than many Tulsaarea schools and online-only institutions. Students taking 15 credit hours (full time) will pay approximately $5,231.25 per semester in tuition and fees and an estimated $630 for books and supplies. (Estimates based on 2017-2018 tuition and fee charges. Books and supplies will vary based on classes taken each semester.) OSU-Tulsa offers financial aid, scholarships and tuition waivers, with several dedicated specifically to transfer students. Possible options for MIS majors include: • OSU-Tulsa Transfer Tuition Waiver Scholarship or • Dunbar Family OSU-Tulsa Scholarship • Regents Distinguished Transfer-Waiver Scholarship • OSU-Tulsa President’s Distinguished Scholarship Contact the OSU-Tulsa Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 918-594-8273 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
TRANSFER STUDENT ADVISEMENT SERVICES
TRANSFER MAP COURSES INCLUDE • Mobile Application Development • Systems Analysis and Design • Information Assurance Management • Applied Information Systems Security • Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Technology • Database Systems Design Management and Administration • Web Application Development Evening, hybrid and online courses make it easy for students to pursue a degree while working.
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE? Use this chart below to see how long it will take you to complete your bachelor’s degree at OSU-Tulsa if you transfer with 60 applicable credit hours from your two-year institution. If you transfer with fewer than 60 credit hours, the number of semesters will increase accordingly. CREDIT HOURS/SEMESTER
You can increase the credit hours you take each semester by taking classes online or in a hybrid format, where classes meet one or two times in person and the rest of the time online.
YOUR MAP. YOUR DEGREE. YOUR CAREER.
Your Map to Success
Steps to take on your way to earning your OSU degree in Tulsa: FRESHMAN YEAR @ TWO-YEAR SCHOOL Meet with your academic advisor. Meet with an OSU-Tulsa academic counselor. OSU-Tulsa has representatives on TCC campuses regularly and academic counselors can meet by appointment. Follow OSU-Tulsa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up on events and activities. Facebook “f ” Logo
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SOPHOMORE YEAR @ TWO-YEAR SCHOOL Complete admissions application to OSU. Meet with your academic advisor. Meet with an OSU-Tulsa academic counselor to discuss how the credits you’re taking will transfer. Connect with MIS faculty at OSU-Tulsa to learn more about the program and introduce yourself. Your OSU-Tulsa academic counselor can help with this. Submit your FAFSA with school code 003170 along with your OSU application to be considered for scholarships and financial aid. Attend Transfer Day in the spring or fall to finalize your transfer to OSU-Tulsa.
JUNIOR YEAR @ OSU-TULSA Meet with your OSU-Tulsa academic counselor to choose your classes.
Meet with your OSU-Tulsa academic counselor to make sure you’re on track to graduate.
Network with your peers and build experience for your resume by joining a student organization.
Complete graduation application prior to the beginning of your final semester.
Consider adding a minor to gain additional skills or pursue your unique interests.
Volunteer or complete an internship to gain valuable experience in your field.
Polish your research skills by attending workshops at the OSU-Tulsa Library.
Consider participating in research with faculty.
Research graduate degree and certificate options. Connect with OSU-Tulsa Career Services to explore internship opportunities and discuss your career goals.
Transfer admission requirements: 2.00 GPA for 60+ hours; 2.25 GPA for 24-59 hours; 2.25 GPA plus high school admissions requirements for 7-23 hours.
CAREER PATHS • Applications analyst • Information systems manager • Computer systems analyst • Computer programmer • Database administrator • Data scientist • Systems developer
SENIOR YEAR @ OSU-TULSA
Attend Career Services workshops for job searching, resumes and interviews, then attend the OSU-Tulsa Career Fair. Apply to jobs or graduate programs. Walk in OSU-Tulsa’s Graduation Ceremony.
POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS • Network engineer • Business analyst • Applications developer • Website/mobile app design • Software design
Some of these careers may require extra training or education.
• Federal, state, tribal and local government • Corporations • Hospitals and healthcare providers • Non-profit organizations • Retailers • Banks and financial institutions • Colleges and universities • Telecommunications companies
• Software publishers • Video game developers • Defense contractors • Consulting firms • Startups
SALARY POTENTIAL In 2016, OSU Management Information Systems graduates reported an average salary of $56,937 and a high salary of $105,000 per year.- HireOSUGrads.com
GRADUATE STUDY Management Information Systems graduates often continue their education by pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree or graduate certificate. Related graduate programs available at OSU-Tulsa include: • Master of Business Administration (MBA) • Business Data Mining Graduate Certificate • Business Sustainability Graduate Certificate
• Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate • Human Resource Management Graduate Certificate
• Information Assurance Graduate Certificate • Non-Profit Management Graduate Certificate
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
OSU-TULSA PROSPECTIVE STUDENT SERVICES 918-594-8355 | email@example.com | tulsa.okstate.edu/transfer Interested in pursuing this program at OSU in Stillwater? We can put you in touch with a transfer admissions counselor.
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