EUGENE, Ore., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published its 2016 rankings for the Best Masters in Management Information Systems Degree Programs.
Skilled professionals working in information systems are needed as the business world becomes more connected via the internet and digital pathways. Students who want to become in responsible positions with the MIS field are guaranteed their promotion should they go back to school to get a graduate degree. That is why this ranking was created.
"Expertise in information systems is more strategically important now than ever. Individuals who combine an understanding of information systems, business operations, and management are in high demand," Christian Amondson, Managing Editor of College Choice, said of the ranking. "It is becoming critical that professionals in this field have advanced education, and that means a graduate degree."
The College Choice 2016 ranking for Best Masters in Management Information Systems Degree Programs was created by conducting research on a school's academic reputation, a program's features and concentrations, the overall cost of attending school, time to completion of the degree, and student satisfaction. All information was collected using easily accessible websites, like a school's program page and independent ranking and statistics sites.
The College Choice 2016 ranking for Best Masters in Management Information Systems Degree Programs was topped by The University of Texas at Austin. Massachusetts Institute of Technology and The University of Minnesota — Twin Cities also made the top three.
The complete rankings are as follows:
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN
Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
New York University, New York, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
University of Georgia, Athens, GA
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Villanova University, Villanova, PA
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