Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems - CIP52.1201

Careers in the field of Management Information Systems ...
will grow faster than average between now and the year 2022. Do you have an interest in business, computers, or information systems? Students in the MIS program learn the principles, tools, and techniques used in the design, programming, administration, and security of computers and information systems. Throughout the program students will learn office safety, computer fundamentals, database administration and computer maintenance/troubleshooting. High achieving students will graduate with a PA Skills Certificate. Articulation agreements also exist for high achieving students desiring to pursue MIS at the post-secondary level. Students receiving a score of Advanced on the NOCTI examination will receive a minimum of 9 college credits at participating postsecondary institutes through the PA SOAR program.

Meet the Teacher

Mr. Woodley graduated from Pottstown High School in 2002. After high school, Mr. Woodley attended Montgomery County Community College for two years and then went on to graduated from East Stroudsburg University in 2007. He began his teaching career at Pottstown High School in 2008. While at Pottstown, he has taught numerous subjects including Childcare, English, Science and eventually computers! Mr. Woodley and his students, the MISFits, also work with the Pottstown School District IT Department by overseeing the Chromebook Distribution Center at the high school. In his free time, Mr. Woodley enjoys running, working out, traveling, and dabbles in photography.

Management Information Systems

Career Pathways

 11-3021
Computer and Information Systems Managers

15-1243
Database Architects

15-1251
Computer Programmers

25-1021
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

15-1121 
Computer Systems Analysts

15-1131 
Computer Programmers

15-1132 
Software Developers, Applications

15-1141
Database Administrator

15-1151
Computer User Support Specialist

43-4051 
Customer Service Rep

43-9011
Computer Operators

Task List

  • Safety 
  • Professional Business Procedures 
  • Business Law and Ethics 
  • Computer and Internet Fundamentals 
  • Data Analysis Software 
  • Database Administration 
  • Programming and System Development 
  • Computer Maintenance/Troubleshooting

Articulation Agreements/SOAR Credits

The Management Information Systems program holds a one-to-one articulation agreement with:

PA Bureau of Career and Technical Education SOAR Programs of Study taken at the High School level may transfer into participating colleges, universities, and technical centers. The awarding of college-level credit is acceptable for up to three (3) years after the qualifying student’s graduation date from the Program of Study at the High School. The mission of SOAR is to prepare students for college and careers in a diverse, high-performing workforce.

Industry Certifications

  • Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3)-Certiport
  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Microsoft Access - Certiport
  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Microsoft Excel- Certiport
  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Microsoft Outlook-Certiport
  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Microsoft Powerpoint - Certiport
  • Microsoft Office Specialist - Microsoft Word-Certiport
  • OSHA Certification-CareerSafe

Career & Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs)

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