Sauk Valley Community College

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(B40) Computer Information Systems: Management Information Systems (MIS)

College Catalog - B40

Program Description

(B40) Certificate

The management information systems (MIS) certificate consists of a core of courses which systematically edifies the students who are interested in professional careers relating to the analysis, design, implementation, and management of information systems in businesses. The courses integrate theory and case studies of the implementation of the various components of information systems. This certificate may also be the means for advancement to higher levels in employment and education.

Work and Employment

Employees who are involved in the management information systems area may have various backgrounds including general business, management, marketing, and computer science. This certificate will give those employees the additional knowledge to make effective decisions involving their company’s information systems.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Counseling Office, 815/835-6354;
Dr. Mary Lou Kidder, Professor of Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6358;
Kevin Megill, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6251;
Valarie Wittman, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6388.

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates and estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 16 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,723.00 $4,651.00 $5,067.00
Course Fees $70.00 $70.00 $70.00
Room and Board $3,375.00 $3,375.00 $3,375.00
Books and Supplies $750.56 $750.56 $750.56
Total $5,918.56 $8,846.56 $9,262.56