MinorInformation Technology and Management Information Systems

The information technology and management information systems minor from Wichita State’s AACSB-accredited Barton School of Business will equip you with a basic understanding of the technology tools that help businesses operate effectively. The minor is a great addition to many majors, particularly within business, and is useful in a wide range of careers.

Learn how information technology and management information systems is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To take courses in the W. Frank Barton School of Business, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU’s admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Students gaining more hands-on IT experience

Industry-leading company Textron Aviation has opened up more apprenticeship opportunities to Shocker students. 

With more chances to learn hands-on IT skills, students are experiencing what it's like in a corporate environment and putting their classroom knowledge to work.


The IT/MIS minor is open to business and non-business students. To complete it, you’ll take 15 credit hours, including:

  • Fundamentals of Business Application Development
  • Data Communications and Computer Networks
  • Management Information Systems
  • Database Management Systems
  • One upper-division elective


WSU’s vast industry connections—and experience-based learning for every major—gives IT/MIS students the chance to grow their professional network, build a resume and earn a paycheck, all while still in school, leading to high-paying careers as:

  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • IT directors and security managers

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