Management Information Systems

Computer Science Management Information Systems Degrees from Oklahoma City Community College

Organization and analytical thinking are key in this top computer science career field merging technology and corporate management.

  • Overview
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    If you are organized and analytical and interested in playing a role in company management, a career in Management Information Systems (MIS) could be right for you.

    MIS is a planned system of collecting, processing, storing and giving out data in the form of information needed to carry out the functions of a company’s management team. It involves analyzing computer-stored data relating to employees, business documents, technologies and procedures and using that data to aid in business decision-making processes.

    This career field is made up of a unique blend of computer system and business knowledge. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of computer and information systems managers is expected to grow faster than average through the year 2016.

    OCCC provides a strong foundation in management information systems with excellent transfer to the University of Oklahoma and other four-year colleges and universities.

    Complete your online community college admissions application today!

  • Overview
    Girl working in an office

    If you are organized and analytical and interested in playing a role in company management, a career in Management Information Systems (MIS) could be right for you.

    MIS is a planned system of collecting, processing, storing and giving out data in the form of information needed to carry out the functions of a company’s management team. It involves analyzing computer-stored data relating to employees, business documents, technologies and procedures and using that data to aid in business decision-making processes.

    This career field is made up of a unique blend of computer system and business knowledge. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of computer and information systems managers is expected to grow faster than average through the year 2016.

    OCCC provides a strong foundation in management information systems with excellent transfer to the University of Oklahoma and other four-year colleges and universities.

    Complete your online community college admissions application today!

  • Highlights
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    In your classes in management information systems at OCCC, you’ll learn to:

    • Access information system-based business opportunities to create competitive advantage
    • Envision innovative business applications of existing and emerging information technology
    • Think abstractly and deductively about business processes, problems and information system-based solutions
    • Manage, develop and secure information system resources
    • Cooperate and collaborate with team members
    • Write code in various languages, including Java, C++ and Visual Basic
  • Degree Options
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    Computer Science-Management Information Systems Degrees at Oklahoma City Community College

    In the associate degree program in computer science with a management information systems option you will:

    • Complete all your general education requirements, which will allow you to focus on your management information systems classes once you transfer.
    • Receive one-on-one and hands-on instruction in management information systems fundamentals, including real-world assignments.
    • Choose from day, evening and online classes. Major classes in management information systems are taught in the computer-equipped classrooms with a maximum class size of about 20 students.

    You will also have access to the OCCC Student Computer Center with more than 100 computers and IT tutors where you can get extra help when needed to succeed in your management information systems classes.

  • Courses
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    Computer Science Courses in Management Information Systems at Oklahoma City Community College

    In addition to your general education requirements, you’ll take these computer science classes:

    • Introduction to Computers and Applications
    • Computer-Based Information Systems
    • Beginning Programming
    • Java or Visual Basic

    Visit OCCC’s online course catalog for full details on computer science and information technology (CS) classes taught as part of the management information systems degree option.

  • Faculty
    James Bothwell

    James Bothwell


    Professor of Computer Science

    Web Application interest group facilitator (Android and iOS)21 Years of Telecommunications Software DevelopmentBS PhysicsMS Computer SciencePhD Geography (Geographic Information Systems)GIS Activities:Papers:Bothwell, James and Yuan, May (2010). 'Apply concepts of fluid kinematics to represent continuous space-time fields in temporal GIS', Annals of GIS, 16: 1, 27 — 41Presentations:Poster: “Exploring Climate Patterns Embedded in Global Climate Change Data”.  2006 Meeting of the American Meteorological Society Presentation: “Ecological Zone Perturbations Embedded in IPCC Climate Change Scenarios”. 2006 Southwestern Division of the Association of American Geographers meeting.Poster: “A kinematic representation of spatiotemporal scalar fields to support mining dynamics in data output from general circulation models”. 2007 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.Presentation: “Mapping the kinematics of Geographical scalar data fields”. 2008 American Association of Geographers meeting.Presentation: "Representation and Analysis of Geographic Kinematics: Using Temperature Data from General Circulation Models as an Example". 2010 American Association of Geographers meeting.Presentation: "The effect of sampling percentage on a spatiotemporal representation". 2011 American Association of Geographers meeting.

     
    Vicki Gibson

    Vicki Gibson


    Department Chair and Professor of Computer Science

    M.Ed., Southwestern Oklahoma State University B.S., Cameron University

     
    Al Heitkamper

    Al Heitkamper


    Professor of Computer Science/Cyber Security

    Certifications:CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security ProfessionalG7799/G2700 - GIAC Certified ISO-27000 SpecialistACE - AccessData Certified Examiner

     
    Haifeng Ji

    Haifeng Ji


    Professor of Computer Science

    Since 2002, Haifeng Ji has served as Professor of Computer Science at Oklahoma City Community College. He has taught numerous computer classes and served on several institutional committees.  He is also a sponsor for the International Student Association at OCCC. He earned his Master’s degree in Computer Science from University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

     
    Sara Mathew

    Sara Mathew


    Professor of Computer Science

    I have been teaching here at the college for about 14 years.  I have taught both programming and non-programming classes , but I really enjoy teaching programming classes. Programming can be fun...once you learn to love it!! Educational Qualifications: M.A. - University of Madras B.A. - Calcutta University Advanced Systems Management - NIIT

     
    Anita Philipp

    Anita Philipp


    Professor of Computer Science

    Masters: University of Oklahoma Bachelors: St. Norbert College (DePere WI) Additional Coursework: University of Central OklahomaAwards and Certifications--NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development)  Excellence in Teaching Award - May 2010--Blackboard's Greenhouse Project - Judge for Exemplary Courses - 2007--OGEC (Oklahoma Global Education Consortium   Teaching Award for Incorporation of Global Awareness - October 2003--OCCC's Faculty of the Year Excellence Award - August 2003--WebCT International Winner in Exemplary Online Course Project - May 2003--ACIIE (American Council for International/Intercultural Awareness)  Honorable Mention for Best Practice - April 2003--NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development)  Excellence in Teaching Award - May 1999--OCCC's First Online Course - January 1997

     
    Mary Williams

    Mary Williams


    Professor of Computer Science

    Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Oklahoma Bachelor's degree from the University of Oklahoma

     
  • After OCCC
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    Computer Science Careers in Management Information Systems

    After earning your associate degree in management information systems from OCCC, you’ll go on to your bachelor’s degree elsewhere …  and possibly a masters’ degree. It’s a great plan for a management information systems career, including these potential jobs:

    • Chief Information Officer
    • Chief Technology Officer
    • Systems Analyst
    • Project Manager
    • User Support Representative
    • Database Administrator
    • Network Administrator
    • Website Manager
    • E-Commerce Manager
    • Systems Administrator
    • Computer and Information Systems Manager
    • Technical Writer
    • Programmer
    • Information System Test Engineer

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