Sample Statement of Purpose(SOP) for MS in Management Information Systems (MS in MIS)

Sample Statement of Purpose(SOP) for MS in Management Information Systems (MS in MIS)

“A person doesn’t gain knowledge by possessing an insatiable thirst for it,

But by searching for the means to quench it”

In the changing field of Engineering and Technology where each new day sees a spate of new concepts and applications and each passing day makes them obsolete, I wish to have the highest level of education and transcend new horizons. The vast application potential when combined with management always fascinates me and I am keen to continue my academic pursuit in this direction.

A passion to achieve expertise in Management and Information systems and to be a part of the powerful technological workforce of my country, are the objectives to my Graduate Study. It would help hone my skills, earn proficiency and seek professional exposure. A graduate course would pave way to earning hands-on experience and acquire specialization in the desired field of study.

In my undergraduate studies, I have benefited from the breadth of Acharya Nagarjuna University’s syllabi content that has given me a comprehensive exposure to the core areas of Mechanical Engineering and a strong conceptual understanding of the same, but it is the one year course at National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT), Hyderabad that helped me gain excellent fundamentals of Information Technology through a well-structured curriculum. During the course of study I was exposed to MSDOS, WINDOWS-9x, WINDOWS-XP, UNIX. I am well versed in programming languages like C, C++, JAVA and packages like VB (6.0) and ORACLE.

Restricting to one area of study with tremendous competition around is not very helpful and the versatility of courses in this Program amazes me and fosters my keenness in joining this program I believe that this program along with my determination, hard work, perseverance and dedication will help me overcome all hurdles in my future endeavors. Rapidly advancing technology do necessitates mastering of a particular area, Hence I intend to pursue graduate study in “Management Information Sciences”.

MIS program provides the kind of exposure needed to broaden my thinking and undo my insular prejudices that might be still prevalent in me. In a university of such confluence of people from every culture, nationality, religion and ideology, I am sure that exposure to these kinds of diverse influences would aid in the overall development of my personality. I also believe that I have better chances of updating and scaling up my knowledge in your University through this program.

I aver that I shall work to the best of my capabilities and utilize every opportunity given to me in the best possible way. I will be much obliged if I can be admitted into the program, which has eminent professors, state-of -art infrastructure and an amicable environment. I am confident of realizing my goals and developing my personality, if admitted into your esteemed program.

I would like to add that the essence of University education lies in the synergetic relationship between the student and his department. I feel that graduate study in the department of MIS will be the most logical extension of my academic pursuits and a major step towards achieving my objectives.