Information & Decision Sciences Department
Birthplace of Management Information Systems
Recognized worldwide for pioneering the field, the Carlson School’s Information & Decision Sciences Department is consistently ranked among the top five in the nation for management information systems education.
A world-class curriculum supports the core strategic, operational, and infrastructural capabilities of firms and markets. Graduates go on to careers in management, consulting, and technology — as well as academic leadership roles.
Year after year, consistently ranked among the best for
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALTY
by U.S. News & World Report
Undergraduate MIS Major
Learn how to manage the digital assets of an organization and apply information technologies to solve business problems.
Undergraduate Business Analytics Minor
Gain the skills to make data-driven decisions in the functional areas of business.
Master's in Business Analytics
Turn data into business value with a high-demand combination of data science skills and business acumen.
MBA with Information Systems Specialization
Leverage information and communication technologies to lead businesses in the digital age.
PhD with Information and Decision Sciences Concentration
Learn intellectual frameworks and methodologies to analyze how information is managed and used to make business decisions for organizations.
Scholars & Researchers
The Information & Decision Sciences faculty are leaders in the fields of management information systems and business analytics.
Access student talent, connect with department experts, and build your organization’s capabilities by partnering with Information & Decision Sciences and our MIS Research Center.
MIS 50th Anniversary Celebration & Conference
The University of Minnesota and the Carlson School have been at the forefront of the Management Information Systems field since 1968. Join the celebration.