Department of Business and Information Technology

Rebooting a degree path

Posted by on September 7, 2021

In the 1980s, Michael L. Gueterman was a first-generation college student in Ohio when a chance presentation about a new computer science degree program changed the trajectory of his life. Gueterman, who already had a passion for working with computers, switched his major from biology to computer science the same day. “Little did I know […]

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Hilgers named interim chair of business and information technology at S&T

Posted by on June 15, 2021

Dr. Michael Hilgers has been named interim chair of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s business and information technology (BIT) department. His appointment begins Friday, June 18.

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S&T expands dual college credit for Project Lead The Way students

Posted by on June 3, 2021

Students enrolled in any of Missouri’s 110 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) computer science high school programs may now earn dual credit in information science and technology (IST) courses through Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T MBA program among nation’s best, U.S. News & World Report says

Posted by on March 30, 2021

Missouri S&T has long been known for the quality of its engineering and science programs. Now, it is making a name for itself in business education. For the first time since the university began offering business degrees 20 years ago, Missouri S&T has made U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of “Best Business Schools” […]

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Staying in the game

Posted by on March 12, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic sent colleges and universities across the county to online instruction and the public into lockdown, household supplies like toilet paper and hand soap and kitchen staples like rice and flour became hot commodities that were difficult to come by. College athletes faced a different kind of shortage. “Everyone knew gyms would […]

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Documenting COVID-19’s changes to working and learning

Posted by on February 26, 2021

Over the past year, how people conduct business and learn have changed drastically because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Keng Siau, chair of Missouri S&T’s business and information technology department (BIT), has co-authored four papers detailing the transformations to business and education systems in the last year.

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Entrepreneurial STEM students wanted for new Ph.D. program

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation in the STEM fields, Missouri University of Science and Technology has established a new Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The new Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Doctoral Fellows Program provides 12-month […]

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Online MBA program makes top 25 list

Posted by on January 11, 2021

Missouri S&T’s online MBA program has been ranked No. 14 of the top 25 Best AACSB Accredited Online MBA Programs by Guide to Online Schools, 2020. Other universities on the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) list include University of Southern California, Carnegie Mellon University, Indiana University and Purdue University.

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Two faculty ranked among most productive

Posted by on January 11, 2021

Two business and information technology faculty members at Missouri S&T, Dr. Keng Siau, chair and professor, and Dr. Fiona Nah, professor, have been ranked among the world’s most productive management information system researchers, according to a 2020 study by the University of Arizona.

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Computer security thesis captures research award

Posted by on October 29, 2020

Xinhui Zhan, who earned a master of science degree in information science and technology from Missouri S&T in 2019, received the Best Student Research Award at the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group’s 2020 Dewald Roode Information Security Workshop in October.

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