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Department of MIS College of Business www.sdsu.edu/mis Management Information Systems (MIS)  Alumni Career Paths and   Value Added from our Programs
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MIS Featured Alumni Provide examples of the types of career opportunities  our recent alumni pursue MIS Programs BS in Bus. Adm., Major in Information Systems MSBA, Information Systems MBA, Information Systems MBA, Supply Chain Management MBA, Project Management
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MIS Featured Alumni Alumni were asked two questions: Q1: What are your professional work responsibilities? Q2: How did the MIS program at SDSU help prepare you  for your career?
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Andrew Westfall Education: BS Business Administration, 2007 Masters (MSBA), 2009 Major: Information Systems Company:  Qualcomm Inc. Job Title: Staff Program Analyst Q1: What are your professional work responsibilities? A: As a Program Analyst, I assist the Software Program Management team  with the coordination of software development projects across the  organization. My direct responsibilities include the development,  generation, analysis, and maintenance of periodic software quality  reports; program requirements analysis and management; and general  communication and follow-up with engineers, project managers, and  executives at all levels of the company.
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Andrew Westfall Q2: How did the MIS program(s) at SDSU    help prepare you for your career? A: In my personal experience, a degree in Information Systems does more  to prepare you for a career in business than any other business degree  or certification. Specifically, the IS program gave me the skills and  knowledge to break down business problems into a set of  requirements, and subsequently address each of those requirements  with methodical and researched solutions. IDS prepared me for a  career that is not constrained by a job description.  I am confident that  wherever I go I will always be able to depend on the skills I developed  during my studies at SDSU.
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Sachin Naker Education: BS Business Administration, 2005 Major: Information Systems  Company:  Cardinal Health Job Title: Sr. Clinical Data Analyst Q1: What are your professional work responsibilities? A: As a Senior Data analyst my responsibilities include defining  methodological and analytical approaches for data analysis, developing  and maintaining databases, and creating analytical tools for data  analysis.  I also work with product management and research and  development (R & D) teams in new product development.
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