University of Alabama at Birmingham Launches Two Online Degree Programs in Information Systems

Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 22, 2013

Designed with current and aspiring information technology professionals in mind, the online Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (BS IS) and Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MS MIS) programs offer convenient, flexible courses that allow students to balance work and other commitments.

The online MIS programs are offered through the UAB School of Business, which is recognized by The Princeton Review in its 2013 edition of “Best 296 Business Schools” as one of the best in the nation. The School of Business is also accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Applications are being accepted for the summer term beginning in August 2013.

The internationally accredited business school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham offers a distinctive curriculum that focuses on the strategic business importance of information systems. These programs are designed to teach students how to leverage technology to achieve organizational goals.

The online programs also explore how to integrate business strategy, corporate processes, people, and technologies. Students learn the latest technical and managerial skills related to information systems in todays organizations. The courses integrate business concepts with technology challenges and explore a range of topics, such as information security, business intelligence, business strategy, web and mobile development, and more.

For more information about the curriculum or program requirements for UABs online information systems programs, go to or contact a school representative at 1-877-807-8456.

About the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Located in Birmingham, Alabama, UAB was founded in 1936 when the University of Alabama won a federal grant to open an extension center in downtown Birmingham; the center was located in a two-story house. The extension center eventually outgrew its space downtown and was moved to its current location in the Five Points South area, where in 1969 it became an independent campus of the University of Alabama system. UAB is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s Best Colleges in the National Universities category.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

About the School of Business

The University of Alabama at Birminghams School of Business is an AACSB-accredited business school located in the metropolitan, bustling heart of Alabamas economic center. With an emphasis on personal attention, the school nurtures academic achievement and cultivates leadership skills to prepare students for rapidly changing, global business challenges. The schools location, easily accessible to businesses and UABs world-class medical center, attracts a diverse student body and allows the school to provide one-of-a-kind programs and year-round internship opportunities for applied learning experiences.

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