Asper School of Business - Management Information Systems
Asper School of Business

Program description

Management information systems, known as MIS or IS, deals with how organizations and individuals use computers, how computers can benefit organizations (as well as individuals), and how to manage this widespread technology. MIS is an exciting and attractive field for those who enjoy working with computers as well as people. Students will learn about the technology behind the applications and learn how to build applications that don't just work technically, but that get the real business job done. Students will also learn how to determine when to build what applications for an organization and how to manage that process.

Program options

Degree options

B.Comm. (Hons.) Bachelor of Commerce Honours - 4 years
B.Comm. (Hons.) Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Co-operative Education Option) - 4.33 years

Interesting courses and unique opportunities 

Interesting courses

  • Information Systems for Management
  • Database Management Systems
  • Data Communications & Networking

Co-op options
Asper Co-operative Education option

Exchange opportunities
Asper International Student Exchange Program

Professional opportunities

  • Business analyst
  • Network manager
  • Database manager
  • Marketing research database analyst
  • Web manager
  • Web developer

Admission requirements

Visit the Asper School of Business Direct Entry (high school applicants) or Advanced Entry (post-secondary applicants) application for admission page to learn more about admission requirements, application dates and how to apply.

What is unique about this program at the U of M?

Our student group activities extend your learning through fun, peer-organized activities. From weekly networking events and national case competitions to topic-specific student-run groups, there's something for everyone. The Asper School of Business Accounting Association (ASBAA) website is:

Asper has the largest co-op program on the U of M campus with work terms available at all the major accounting companies and many smaller firms, as well. The Asper Co-op Education program gives you access to real-world, real-time paid work experience, while pursuing your academic studies.

Our Career Development Centre specializes in advice and support for accounting business students - during your studies and as you look for career-oriented employment after graduation.

We are well connected to the business community through the Associates of the. This ensures your learning goes beyond the classroom with people who have succeeded in the real world.

Asper School is accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and was awarded the 1999 Global Best Award from the Conference Board of Canada that recognizes the cooperative efforts between universities and the business community.

Important links

Asper School of Business 
Accounting & Finance Department
Asper MBA