The Management Information Systems specialization focuses on development and management of information systems, data, telecommunication systems, and Local Area Network (LAN) / Wide Area Network (WAN) networks, from both a management and computer system perspective. The curriculum is designed for administrators, managers, and consultants using computer information systems to enhance the management process and business outcomes. As technology continues to be essential to many businesses, understanding information systems, data, telecommunication systems, and Local Area Network (LAN) / Wide Area Network (WAN) networks are key for students who wish to develop professional expertise in these key areas. Students will complete a final written research project demonstrating the ability to conduct an investigation on a workplace problem, identify an area for intervention, critique, justify, and recommend a plan of preventative action. Potential positions that could be held by the student are LAN manager, MIS Director, Systems Manager to name a few.