Information systems (IS) help organizations use people, processes, software and technology to be more productive and profitable. As part of the major, you'll gain business management and problem-solving skills to meet challenges like building communication networks, leveraging data and analytics, managing online inventory systems, securing organizational data and thwarting cybersecurity threats.
Why This Program & What You'll Learn
At CMU, you’ll learn the management and problem-solving skills needed to design, develop, use and manage highly sought-after information systems. Our IS graduates are in demand, and nearly 100 percent are working in their field immediately after graduation. First-year salaries for IS grads are among the highest for CMU's College of Business Administration.
You'll dive deep into a concentration area and gain valuable experience while using industry technologies in the classroom such as SAP software. You can choose a concentration in business data analytics, cybersecurity, or enterprise software. You can also design a custom concentration to follow your own interests. At CMU, you're learning in modern lab facilities using the most up-to-date software.
You can also choose to minor in information systems. All disciplines such as accounting, finance, logistics, sales, marketing, and management use information systems and a minor can give you an advantage in the job market.
Why study information systems at CMU?
- You'll be in demand: Nearly 100 percent of IS grads get a job offer before graduation.
- Build job experience while interning at companies such as Ford, Consumers Energy, Steelcase, Dow Chemical, Eli Lilly and State Farm.
- Work with the world's most popular enterprise software at our two-week SAP Academy. No other college in North America produces more SAP-certified students than CMU.
- Participate in a business simulation competition to learn about all of the operations within a business with the ultimate prize of landing a job offer.
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Careers & Outcomes
Information systems graduates are in demand and well paid. Average first-year salaries are among the highest of all College of Business Administration graduates. Some careers you might consider include: