In the Information Systems program, students will study how to apply their knowledge of hardware, software, business processes and procedures to help organizations improve performance and meet tactical and strategic goals.
This computer information systems degree of study is designed for those seeking greater emphasis on studying the application of computers and related technologies to solve everyday organizational and industrial problems.
As part of the information systems degree program, students will complete a professional portfolio as a means for assessing learning outcomes and enhancing personal and professional development.
In today's workplace, management of information systems is essential to keeping the technology within an organization running smoothly. Many information systems professionals plan and coordinate all technology-related activity for a business and work alongside managers of a company to meet the technological needs of the organization. Information systems professionals specialize in software, network security and Internet processes.
Students interested in pursuing our information systems program should possess a wide range of technical skills and have an understanding of business practices. Because technology is vital to any organization, information systems professionals often must make important decisions for the company.
Employment for information systems professionals looks strong thanks to emerging technology and the increasing need for sophisticated computer networks within organizations. Businesses must use efficient software and systems to stay competitive and rely on the expertise of information systems professionals to troubleshoot and fix problems quickly.