1. MIS programs are nationally recognized
MIS programs are nationally recognized. MIS students regularly win at the AIS Annual Student Leadership Conference and Competition, including three top spots at the most recent competition.
2. MIS faculty are internationally renowned scholars
MIS faculty publish in and are on the editorial boards of top journals including Management Information Systems Quarterly and Information Systems Research. They also consult and provide advice to top firms worldwide.
3. The MIS curriculum is leading edge
The MIS curriculum is continuously being updated with the most important and relevant concepts in collaboration with a world class advisory board and executive-in-residence program. Check out MIS courses online (scroll down to the right). Select one of the innovative MIS programs. Check out the first of its kind learning and professional development platform that is the basis for the MIS Community.
MIS students are sought by the top firms in the nation.
4. The Fox School and MIS provide 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 8,500 students, 220 full-time faculty and more than 65,000 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, scholarships, 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 and entrepreneurial competitions, and mentorship from senior executives provides a unique edge.
5. MIS is integrated with industry
MIS faculty and students are connected to industry through the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT). IBIT offers students the IT Career Fair, scholarships and awards, mentoring program, access to top executives, and unique networking opportunities such as the IT awards. The IT awards reception is the premier forum for networking and recognition of the best in IT in the region.
6. Temple is one of the top public urban universities in the world
Temple University, founded in 1884 with nearly 40,000 students in the heart of Philadelphia, is one of the top public research universities in the U.S.