Why Fox MIS?

1. Fox is highly ranked

Fox is highly ranked internationally by the Financial Times, The Economist, U.S. News & World Report, Business Week, and The Princeton Review. Learn about the Fox School in this short video!

2. MIS programs are nationally ranked

U.S. News and World Report ranked the Fox BBA in MIS in the top 15 for 2014, and it has been in the top 20 since 2012. U.S. News and World Report ranked the Fox MBA in Information Technology Management in the top 25 in 2012. TechRepublic.com ranked the Fox BBA in MIS in the top 10 U.S. programs for information technology in 2009.

The MIS student organization, was awarded “Chapter-of-the-year” for 2013 by the Association for Information Systems. MIS students have won first place every year at the AIS Annual Student Leadership Conference and Competition, including two 1st places at the most recent competition.

3. MIS faculty are internationally renowned scholars

MIS faculty ranked number 1 in the world for the period 2009-2013, number 1 in 2012, number 3 in 2011, and number 1 in the world in 2010 by the Association for Information Systems! The Chronicle of Higher Education ranked Fox MIS faculty in the top 10 for research productivity in 2007-2008. 

MIS faculty are on the editorial boards of the top journals in the field including Management Information Systems Quarterly and Information Systems Research. They also consult and provide advice to top firms worldwide.

4. The MIS curriculum is leading edge

The Fox MIS curriculum is continuously being updated with the most important and relevant concepts in collaboration with our world class advisory board and executive-in-residence program. Check out our courses online (scroll down to the right). Select one of our innovative programs. Check out the first of its kind social media platform that is the basis for the Fox MIS Community

MIS students are sought by the top firms in the nation and the class of May 2013 has 100% placement.

5. The Fox School and MIS provide access to the resources and connections you need to get ahead

The Fox School of Business is the largest, most comprehensive business school in the Philadelphia region, and among the largest in the world with over 6,500 students, 180 full-time faculty and more than 59,000 alumni.  In 2009, Fox moved into the new $80 million Alter Hall, a state-of-the art wireless and mobile computing facility for students.

MIS students receive exclusive access to leading edge technologies, and an innovative one-of-a-kind professional achievement program in which students receive points, badges and recognition, and rewards for professional development. MIS specific career fairs, prizes and recognition in national, and local analytics, design, and entrepreneurial competitions, and mentorship from senior executives provides a unique edge.

6. MIS is integrated with industry

Fox MIS faculty and students are connected to industry through the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT). IBIT offers students exclusive internship opportunities, the IT Career Fair, scholarships and awards, mentoring program, access to top executives, unique networking opportunities such as the big data and digital media conferences, and the Fox IT awards. The Fox IT awards reception, now in its fourteenth year is the premier forum for networking and recognition of the best in IT in the region.

7. Temple is one of the top public urban universities in the world

Temple University, founded in 1884 with more than 35,000 students in the heart of Philadelphia, is one of the top public research universities in the U.S.

Want to learn more? The five minute presentation below summarizes all the reasons why Fox MIS is the best place to enhance your career!