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ISA Information Systems Track Major and Career Info

The Information Systems major allows students to manage and control the information resources of an organization through a balanced coverage of the managerial and technical issues that businesses face.

This major links fundamental business skills with technical skills in computer science. Students use hardware and software to collect and analyze data to solve complex business problems. Information System managers may have roles in network security, risk assessment, consulting, or coordinating technology operations.

Skills

  • Develop and manage databases
  • Design, develop, and analyze systems
  • Manipulate structured and unstructured data
  • Manage business processes
  • Structure and solve business problems with information technology
  • Manage information systems
  • Analyze data
  • Create models and simulations

Top Employers

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Eli Lilly & Co
  • EY
  • FTI Consulting
  • Gallup
  • General Electric
  • KeyBank
  • IBM
  • Protiviti
  • PwC
  • Textron
  • WorldPay

Career Opportunities

  • Application Developer
  • BI Developer
  • Business Technology Analyst
  • Capital Markets Analyst
  • Corporate Analyst
  • Data & Analytics Consultant
  • Data ETL Engineer Specialist
  • IT Analyst
  • Logistics Consultant
  • Software Development Project Manager
  • Software Engineer
  • Technology Advisory Staff
  • Technology Consultant
  • Technology Development Associate