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Management Information Systems

   Management Information Systems Major: Computers are an integral part of the modern world, and pervades science, business, entertainment and communications. Hardware and software continue to evolve rapidly: today's cell phones have more computing capacity than mainframes of the 1960s.

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   Please click on the tabs below to see a list of sample occupations possible with a Management Information Systems degree and a list employers who have hired Rutgers-Newark students with a degree in Management Information Systems.

  • Sample Occupations
  • Potential Employers

Sample Occupations

Programming & Software Development

  • Programmer, Entry-Level Software Engineer
  • User Interface Designer
  • Database Analyst
  • Systems Programmer
  • Scientific or Engineering Programmer
  • Artificial Intelligence Programmer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Consultant
  • Project Manager, Software Development

Information Systems Operations & Management

  • Computer Operator
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Auditor, Electronic Data Processing
  • Tape Librarian/Archivist
  • Database Administrator
  • Computer Security Specialist
  • Manager, Information Systems
  • Director, Information Systems
  • Chief Information Officer

World Wide Web and The Internet

  • Internet Application Programmer
  • Internet Consultant
  • Web Page Designer
  • Cyber Store Manager

Graphics & Multimedia

  • Computer Graphics Artist/Designer
  • Computer Graphics Technician
  • Art Director
  • Animation/Special Effects Programmer
  • Electronic Sound Producer
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Multimedia Producer
  • Computer Game Designer/Programmer
  • Playtester, Computer Games
  • Virtual Reality Designer/Programmer


  • Computer Hardware Designer/Engineer
  • Computer System Designer
  • Computer Hardware Manufacturing Technician
  • Embedded Systems Designer
  • Computer-Aided Design Technician
  • Computer-Aided Design Manager
  • Computer-Aided Manufacturing Technician
  • Robotics Engineer
  • Robotics Technician¬†¬†

Potential Employers

  • Prelude Computer Solutions
  • Innovex
  • NJ Transit
  • Knorr Associates
  • United Parcel Service
  • Healthways
  • Communications Inc.
  • Catholic Community Services
  • Newark Do Something Fund
  • Sony Music Entertainment
  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • Hewlett Packard Company
  • Lucent Technologies
  • NASA
  • Nabisco Foods Group
  • Prudential
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Sun Microsystems
  • North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
  • Paine Webber
  • National Network Technologies