Management Information Systems (MIS) broadly refers to technology-enabled systems which provide apt relevant tools and mechanisms to the executives for ensuring an effective and efficient way of managing business processes within an organization. On the other side, information is considered as a vital precursor for business problem-solving processes; however, information will not be praiseworthy enough if it cannot serve the purposes timely, accurately, and with the highest reliability. The key responsibility of the MIS managers is to exploit the organizational capabilities excellency by applying appropriate technological solutions to the business problems.
The management information systems program aims to provide students with a balance between management and business principles together with technical skills. It will help students master the theory without losing sight of applications.
In the department of MIS, graduates learn to ensure that the aforementioned mentioned characteristics of information guarantee operational effectiveness righteousness of the business process. The graduates of MIS also learn how to manage and develop various information systems so that they can best serve the needs of an organization. Furthermore, they learn how to create and operationalize automated information systems for sorting, gathering, and storing data. Along with all these, the graduates also learn how to ensure the security of information systems using modern cyber security techniques, how to build and manage a network essential for sharing data among the business users, how to visualize and analyze the sophisticated information using modern business analytics tools.
The Department of MIS is well-equipped with modern computer labs, network multimedia classrooms, and cyber security lab, Research Lab, and wide-space well-decorated offices. All classrooms are equipped with overhead projectors, high-speed internet connection, ergonomically designed furniture, and air-conditioners air-conditioning units.
All the students have access to digital resources like Masdar, Pro-Quest and as well as the Learning Resources Center to provide the textbooks and course materials related to students' studies and research works.
The faculty of MIS are highly qualified professionals with distinguished academic advising skills distinguishing advising-skill and are also actively engaged engaging in wide-ranging research work. The faculty are not only involved in teaching, research, and academic advising but also offer services to the community through workshops and training. skills. The faculty also regularly reviews the program to encompass modern business challenges and students’ feedback.
Graduates of the MIS Department will be well prepared for graduate work or professional employment in information systems or business-related areas (computer system analyst, information security manager, technical support specialist, software or web-developer, etc.).
A student 1-should have successfully completed the courses of all subjects of the general education diploma or equivalent; 2-should achieve the standards set for the subjects of the General Foundation Program; 3-should have studied subjects which qualify him/her to be enrolled in programs in the College of Business Administration, namely: Applied Mathematics. 4-must be medically fit.
Credit Hours: 123 Tuition Fees: Per Credit = 81.600 x 123 =10,036.800 (OMR) Mode of Instruction: English Mode of Delivery: FT/EVN * FT = Full time; EVN= Evening Delivery.
The program facilitates entry to job and work opportunities in several fields listed below such as:
·Cloud application for Business Specialist
·Digital Marketing Specialist
·Computer Systems Analyst
·Mobile application developer
·MS Office/Office 365 Specialist
·Information Security Manager
·Technical Support Specialist
·Information System and Risk Management specialist
A’Sharqiyah University (ASU) is a private institution of higher education located in the north of the A’Sharqiyah region of the Sultanate of Oman. It is located in Ibra 150 km from Muscat, the capital. It was established in 2009 by Ministerial Decision (78/2009) issued by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.