Bachelor of Science in Information Systems

The major in Information Systems provides a combination of core courses and electives in a variety of computer science disciplines to prepare students for a successful career in business and technology. The core courses expose students to the breadth of knowledge and skills required in the fast-paced and rapidly changing world of Informations Systems. This major is a hybrid program that will include both on campus and online courses. The specialization electives allow students to gain advanced skills in Networking and Telecommunications, Database Administration, Advanced Application Development and Information and Systems Security. 

Strengths of the Information Systems Program

  • Qualify for many of the exciting employment opportunities in the field of IS
  • Create and maintain complex information systems and networks
  • Manage IS development projects
  • Create and maintain IS security
  • Identify and internalize appropriate standards of professional and ethical conduct using technology
  • Understand the importance of information systems and their link to operations, management, and business decision-making
  • Gain knowledge of the range of managerial and operational actions involved in gathering, processing, storing, and use of information in organizations, business and society.

Careers

An Information Systems degree can prepare graduates for careers in:

  • Software Developer
  • Computer System Analyst
  • Computer System Administrator
  • Web Developer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • IT Manager
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Support Specialist.
  • Network designer/administrator

In the News

In a recent survey, Forbes has named Computer Science Majors as the current college degree that gets the most job offers.

** IS Program Major is pending approval for accreditation from NEASC