Information Systems

The major of Information Systems emphasizes the planning, investigation, design, development, application, and evaluation of information systems. This program is designed to accommodate students interested in the application of information systems to areas including but not limited to business, physical sciences, social sciences, biological sciences, the arts, humanities, and engineering.


Related Career Titles for Information Systems

MIS Manager

Database Administrator

Computer Programmer

Computer Systems Analyst

Systems Administrator

Systems/Programming Engineer

Software Engineer

Research and Development Engineer

Project Engineer

Production Engineer

Industrial Engineer

Installation Specialist

Web Manager

Data Communications Analyst

Computer Security Specialist

Computer Support Specialist

IT Manager

Law Enforcement Official

Non-Technical Salesperson


Market Researcher

Customer Service Representative

Public Relations Specialist

Communications Specialist

Insurance Agent

Financial Analyst


Product Management

Hardware Developer

Technical Researcher

Management Trainee

Human Resources Manager

Field Engineer


Industries That Hire Information Systems Majors

Communication Services

Telecommunication Companies

Computer and Electronic Products Manufacturers

Computer Systems Design/Computer

Consulting Services

Scientific Research & Development Services

Colleges and Universities

High Schools

Electrical Equipment, Appliance, & Component Manufacturing

Engineering Services

Wood Products

Insurance Carriers & Related Activities

Medical Equipment & Supplies Manufacturing

Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting Services

Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation Services

Commercial Banking

Transportation Services

Transportation Equipment


Investment Banking

Building, Developing, & General Contracting Services

Chemicals Companies

Accommodation & Food Services

Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, & Payroll Services

Advertising & Related Services

Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing

Pharmaceuticals Companies

Printing & Related Support Activities

Publishing Companies

Whole Sale Trade

Real Estate

Textile Mills

Financial Services


Federal Government

State and Local Government

Healthcare & Social Assistance Services


Web Sites for Information Systems Majors

Association for Information Systems

AIIM International

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