North Central College - Naperville, IL

Management Information Systems

Why choose management information systems at North Central College?

Professionals who demonstrate expertise in both business and technology typically take their place at the center of business operations. North Central’s MIS minor do just that. Our business and computer science departments collaborate to ensure students learn to analyze business operations and identify ways to increase efficiency and profitability using technology.

You can also:

  • Utilize state-of-the-art equipment, including a networking lab reserved for MIS students.
  • Find internship and employment opportunities along the nearby Illinois Technology and Research Corridor and in downtown Chicago.
  • Practice what you’ve learned in class through the activities of campus groups like Enactus.


Kristin Rose '15, left, and Heidi Nelson '15
Two students who will graduate from North Central College this year have been awarded prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships (ETA).
Baily Gorey '15
North Central College is included in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition.”
Registration is underway for summer courses at North Central, offering students from any college or university the opportunity to earn transferable credits.



  • E-commerce marketing intern, Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc., Bolingbrook, IL
  • Intern, Merrill Lynch, Oak Brook, IL
  • Research coordinator, Miller Resource Group, Oak Brook, IL
  • Intern, Wizdom Systems, Naperville
  • Marketing support analyst, Hub Group Inc., Downers Grove, IL


Recent graduates in management information systems include:

  • Data analyst
  • Data input manager
  • Information coordinator
Management Information Systems

"When I saw that North Central offered a management information systems degree that combined my love of technology with business, I was pleased; it seemed like the perfect fit," recalls Matt. He currently serves as the Oswego School District’s Webmaster. "Working with the school district has shown me that I want to stay in an educational environment, where I can help students learn more effectively by using technology."

Management Information Systems

"I had strong interests in computer and how business worked," says Adam. "With a major in management information systems, I'm able to focus on both areas and understand the application of computers and technology within a business setting."

With the help of his professors, Adam feels he's gained a strong foundation for his education and career.

"You truly get to know your teachers. And my faculty adviser helped me navigate through my college career, making sure I graduated on time and giving me advice on ways to use my degree."

Adam believes that if a student is having trouble deciding between a computer science degree and a pure management and business-related degree, he ought to consider...