Management Information Systems

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The management information systems concentration is an innovative and collaborative program between the Dahlkemper School of Business and Gannon’s Computer and Information Science Department. Students experience real-world management information system projects by participating in internships with local businesses.

  • GU Possibilities
    • Students experience real-world management information system projects by participating in internships with local businesses.
    • The management information systems concentration is an innovative and collaborative program between the Dahlkemper School of Business and Gannon’s Computer and Information Science Department.
    • The Dahlkemper School of Business was the first business school in northwestern Pennsylvania with both undergraduate and graduate programs to receive global accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
    • The Dahlkemper School of Business delivers a values-centered business curriculum that provides students with advanced business knowledge through the development of critical-thinking skills, effective communication skills, ethics-based decision making, comprehension of global business concepts, leadership and team-building skills, and the desire to become a lifelong learner.

    You Will Learn

    There is a growing need for business professionals who have knowledge and skills in business analytics. With
    a concentration in management information systems, students will learn how to use technology to apply analytic insight to computer databases, networks and business information systems. Students will become knowledgeable in organizing information to generate regular reports from information systems on every level of management within an organization. They will also learn to design performance assessments for specific areas of a business organization, including accounting, finance, marketing, production and human resources.

    You Will Experience

    You will experience an innovative education in the
    Center for Business Ingenuity, utilizing state-of-the-art technology and global software. Students will receive hands-on opportunities through internships and service-learning projects with local and national businesses, as well as through the unique collaboration between Gannon University’s Dahlkemper School of Business, Small Business Development Center and Erie Technology Incubator.

    You Will Achieve

    Career opportunities include, but are not limited to, the following positions in the business field:

    • business analyst
    • cybersecurity analyst
    • database administrator
    • e-business analyst
    • marketing analytics manager
    • network administrator
    • quality assurance analyst
    • system administrator/analyst

    You Will Earn

    Salaries in business vary depending on the location and type of organization.

    • accounting: $67,190
    • distribution manager: $86,630
    • finance manager: $117,990
    • financial analyst: $80,310
    • healthcare manager: $94,500
    • HR manager: $104,440
    • insurance underwriter: $65,040
    • market research analyst: $62,150
    • marketing manager: $128,750
    • sales manager: $113,860

    All salary information is compiled from data gathered from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov) and/or PayScale (payscale.com).     

    You Will Study

    Example Course Descriptions

    Students obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) are able to choose from 13 concentrations to prepare for a career in the field of their choice. Students also have the opportunity to complete the Master of Business Administration with one additional year of study through the five-year MBA program.

     

    Liberal Studies Core

    The Liberal Studies Core Curriculum is one reflection of Gannon University's commitment to its Catholic identity. The Core's design offers students a defined, integrated, shared experience as the foundation for their undergraduate program.