Majoring in MIS

A major in MIS prepares you for a future as information system professionals, innovators, and managers. Coursework provides preparation for a variety of technical leadership positions. The program is interdisciplinary in nature with specialized training in information systems, information management, and information technology so that graduates can ultimately assume managerial positions and provide leadership in information systems innovation.

What Can I Do With a Major in MIS?


Academic Advising is mandatory each semester for undergraduate students, prior to the preregistration period, determined by the UGA Registrar's office. Appointments are to be scheduled in SAGE beginning fall 2017. Please note: ALL students must meet with an advisor in order to register for the next semester. Online Master of Business and Technology students will be notified of registration clearance each semester.


MIST 4800 IS Internship- Gain practical experiences, and on the job training and exploration of career opportunities in the field. Download PDF copy, completely fill out form, and secure faculty signature from Dr. Maric Boudreau, MIS Department Head/Associate Professor. You will be emailed to register for the course, once approved.

Prerequisites:  MIST 5750 and MIST 4610         

Internship Form


The MIS department sponsors two student organizations.

SMIS- Society for Management Information Systems

WIT- Women in Technology

TSC- Terry Student Consulting.

These organizations are important in enhancing the professional development of MIS majors.



MIS Majors Core

Emphasis in Data Analytics

Experiental Learning Requirement

UGA Career Center; MIS Career Consultant-Samantha Perrin,

Certificate in Computing

UGA Bulletin

Terry Policies and Procedures


If you have questions about courses or degree requirements, please make an appointment and I will be happy to assist you.