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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.


  • 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

  • Terillium
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • IBM
  • Eli Lily
  • Federal Reserved Bank
  • Crowe Horwath
  • Textron
  • KPMG

Career Opportunities

  • Advisory
  • Business Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Implementation Consultant
  • IT Auditor
  • IT Systems Analyst
  • Operations Analyst
  • Process Consultant
  • Professional Services Analytics
  • Project Management
  • Research Association
  • Risk Assurance
  • Systems integrator
  • Web Developer