Management Information Systems

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These pages are currently under revision, and may not have a complete list of programs. Please contact Hannah Nevitt to explore all program options.

The following programs offer significant coursework and immersion opportunities for Management Information Systems and AACSB Accredited Programs. This is meant to highlight a variety of programs by region. Please note there are many other options available beyond what is listed. This is not a guaranteed list for credit transfer. Students must obtain department advisor approval for fulfilling degree requirements. Students must apply to both the provider through the links below, and to WWU Education Abroad

University Catalog: Management Information Systems BA requirements.

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Craig Tyran

Advisor for Decision Sciences & MIS

Office: Parks Hall 419E

Advising Info

After you decide on a program and the courses you will take abroad, you must complete the Departmental Academic Advising Esign Form with your academic advisor. The form must be completed before your program commences. In addition, students must submit the Transfer Equivalency E-sign form for credit transfer.

Review Your Degree Works  

Web4U > Student > Student Records > Degree Works. Follow steps to see what you have completed, and what you still need for your degree plan. At least 50% of the credit hours required for the major/minor must be earned at Western.   

An official transcript from your program must be sent to Education Abroad for processing upon completion of your program.  

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Program Options

Study Abroad Provider

  • Independent organizations that facilitate or administer study abroad programs for students
  • Quarter, semester, academic year, calendar year, and summer
  • Pay a program fee that includes tuition, housing, etc. (varies)
  • More services provided
  • Often includes excursions, onsite pickup, varied housing options
  • Part time internships can be available for credit

Western Exchange

  • Bilateral agreements between WWU and universities abroad to exchange students
  • Chance of placement is high
  • Semester and year-long options
  • Pay WWU in-state tuition and mandatory fees
  • Room & board paid onsite
  • Take courses with international students at universities abroad
  • Eligibility requirements vary
  • More independent and less services

ISEP Exchange

  • ISEP stands for International Student Exchange Program
  • Students can choose from over 135 universities in 36 different countries
  • Students provide ISEP with a list of preferred sites. Chance of placement varies from site to site.
  • Semester & year-long options only
  • Pay WWU in-state tuition and mandatory fees
  • Room & board paid to WWU
  • Take courses with international students at universities abroad
  • More independent and less services provided

Research, Fellowships & Grants

WWU College of Business (CBE) Scholarships

  • Any CBE pre-major or major interested in studying abroad or an international educational experience may complete the application for the Dr. Steve Globerman International Academic Scholarship.

    Additionally, International Business pre-majors and majors may apply for the International Business Study Abroad Scholarship. The International Study Abroad Scholarship has been relocated to Education Abroad. Please visit this page for information about scholarships and scholarship deadlines for study abroad.

Princeton in Asia Fellowship - Teaching and Service Field Placements in Asia Post Grad

While more than half of the Fellows are employed as English teachers at universities, colleges, and high schools, there are also specialized positions with organizations that contribute to the following global issues: education, environmental sustainability, public health, media, economic development, and peace, justice, and access to information.

Award amount: Local stipend paid directly by the host organization. The stipend is intended to cover the cost of safe housing, clean food and drinking water, basic telecommunications, and local travel.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

For Pell Grant eligible students

Award amount: Grants averaging up to $3,000 for Summer, $5,000 for Semester/Quarter, $8,000 for Critical Language Study



  • ISEP Direct - University of Ghana, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter, Academic Year

    English options in:

    • Business Computer Systems, E-Commerce Systems Management, Principles of Management Information Systems, Business Applications Development

South Africa

  • USAC - Stellenbosch University, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    Course descriptions available upon request.

  • ISEP - University of Johannesburg - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • Information Technology Management, IT Portfolio and Program Management, IT Systems Development and Maturity Models, Applied Information Systems, Strategic Information Systems, Web Management, Electronic Records Management, Commercial Computer Systems



  • ISEP - BINUS University - Jakarta - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • Information System Concept, Management Information Systems for Leader, Enterprise System, Business Application Development, Database Systems, Data and Information Management, User Experience, E-Business, Information Systems Analysis and Design, Web Based Application Development, Information Systems Project Management, Information System Security


South Korea



Central America

Puerto Rico; USA



Czech Republic


  • USAC - University of Reading, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Management Information Systems, Information Systems and Digital Business
  • Western Exchange - University of Hull - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Information Management and Principles of Data Science, Internet, e-Commerce, and Emerging Technologies, Management Systems and Standards for Sustainability, Problem Solving for Complex Systems
  • USAC - London Met University, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter
    • Digital Business Management and Emerging Technology, Understanding and Managing Data, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Business



  • CIEE - Business & Culture - Toulouse, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Options in French and English may be available through the Toulouse Business School or L’Institut Catholique de Toulouse.



  • ISA - Athens, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter
    • Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Statistics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Calculus, Business Information Systems, Finance, Management & Org Behavior, Foundations of Marketing, MIS, Operations Management, Strategic Management, Leadership, Project Management, Systems Analysis and Design, Business Information Systems, Information Systems Strategy & more


  • USAC - Cork, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter
    • Information Systems, Business Systems Analysis, Foundations of Programming for Information Systems, Object Oriented Business Modelling, System Analysis and Design, Database Theory, Corporate Information Systems, Information Systems Security, Principles of Interaction Design, Database Analysis and Design

    Additional options may be available through the Management Information Studies program.

  • CEA - International Business - Dublin, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Basic Operations Management, Basic Operations Research Laboratory



  • USAC - Maastricht, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    Course descriptions available upon request, options in English may be available.



Middle East

United Arab Emirates

  • ISEP - American University of Sharjah - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • Management Information Systems, Data Communications and Networking, Database Management, Systems Analysis and Design, E-Commerce, Object-Oriented Programming for Business Applications, Financial Technology, Business Analytics, Data Security, Data Visualization for Business, Technology and Knowledge Management, Information Systems Strategy



New Zealand

  • New Zealand Education, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    *Consider Direct Enrolling at Universities in New Zealand to save significantly on costs for semester or academic year, the cheaper programs start at $14,000!

    • Allows for study at numerous universities with full Management Information Systems programs or course offerings
  • ISEP - Massey University - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Management, Analytics, and Decision Making, Social Media Networks for Business, Technology Trends for Organizations, Organizational Knowledge Management, Managing Technology Projects and Programs
  • ISEP - University of Auckland - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Business Systems Analysis, Database Systems, Information Security in Business, Digital Systems, Telecommunications Management, Adaptive Enterprise Systems

South America