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FCBE’s MIS Program Honored as one of the Top 50 Programs in the U.S.

For release:  April 23, 2014

The Fogelman College’s MIS Department was recently ranked as one of the 50 best MIS programs in the nation by the Association of Information Systems (AIS). FCBE’s MIS department captured the 46th spot on this prestigious list. These ranking are only released every four years.

The schools considered for the high honor were required to meet certain criteria, including having a substantial Information Systems-centric major at the undergraduate or graduate level and being located in the United States. Furthermore, the schools selected for this list had to exhibit excellence in the U.S. News and World Report rankings, employ faculty who have published AIS journals, and support active AIS student chapters.

The MIS department has maintained strong research outputs over the past few years. Various faculty members have had 10 papers published to this prestigious set of journals that includes MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of AIS, Journal of MIS, European Journal of Information Systems and Information Systems Journal.

The MIS Department’s position at number 46 marks an impressive leap from number 98 in the previous four-year ranking for best MIS programs and a notable improvement from previous unranked years.

“We are honored and excited for our program to be so highly ranked by the AIS,” stated Dr. Lloyd Brooks, chair of the MIS Department. “This recognition encourages our staff to continue striving to provide our students with the best academic experience possible.”

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