Ranked #3 nationally by College Factual, RIT's MIS degree combines computing security, database design, networking, and IT to create dynamic, comprehensive database systems.
Students have the technical and managerial skills to: evaluate, design, implement, and manage both prevailing and emergent information technologies; gain valuable experience in the hands-on use of IT design platforms, enterprise system technologies (e.g., SAP, Oracle, Microsoft.NET), and cloud computing applications; and develop critical business skills, such as effective communication, leadership, business analysis, and project management skills,
Program facilities equipment
The Sklarsky Center for Business Analytics features the latest technology and equipment, including Bloomberg Terminals and the most advanced analytics software. The REDCOM Active Learning Lab provides a business environment that maximizes the utilization of technology for digital interaction and team networking. Computer labs currently have 60 PC’s hooked up to a network server, including wireless connectivity.
Program job titles reported
Associate data analyst; Business Analyst; Data Analyst; Developer; HR Administrator; IT Analyst; Management Consultant; Sales Associate; Technical Support
Program significant points
- Saunders College of Business moved up 18 spots to #73 in the U.S. News & World Report 2019 edition of Best Graduate School Rankings among graduate business schools in America.
- Placing in the top 10 for the third year in a row, Saunders ranked #8 in the top 25 online MBA programs in a Princeton Review list that was the first to base rankings on both school and student opinion data
- Ranked by CEO Magazine as a Tier One MBA Program in back-to-back years, Saunders College has also been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as #36 among 282 of the Best Online Graduate MBA Programs for 2018
- Saunders College ranks #79 on Bloomberg Businessweek's list of best U.S. business schools with full-time MBA programs
Select program hiring partners
Accenture; Allstate; Avangrid; Baker Hughes; Bank of America; Cisco; Citi; CooperVision; Enterprise RentACar; Ernst & Young; Fast Enterprises; Fidelity Investments; IBM; JPMorgan Chase & Co.; L3Harris Corporation; Palo Alto Networks; Paychex; Rich Products; Southwest Airlines; Tesla; TJX Companies; WB Mason; Wegmans
|Outcome||% of Students|
|Full-time Graduate Study||2.60%|
Saunders College of Business undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the premier accrediting organization for business schools. Less than 5 percent of the institutions granting business degrees have received this accreditation.
What’s different about an RIT education? It’s the career experience you gain by completing cooperative education and internships with top companies in every single industry. You’ll earn more than a degree. You’ll gain real-world career experience that sets you apart. It’s exposure–early and often–to a variety of professional work environments, career paths, and industries.
Students in the MIS degree are required to complete at least one block of cooperative education.