Welcome to Information Systems at UW-La Crosse

Information Systems (IS) study centers on planning, analysis, design, and implementation of information systems that include technologies such as computer networks and database applications. Students develop and use computer-based information systems in business environments in preparation for careers in information technology-related areas.

Learn more about the IS Major or IS Minor

Learn more about the BA Major or BA Minor


Attention IS and BA Majors!

All Information Systems majors and Business Analytics majors now have access to the IS Student Lounge/Resource Center (Wing 31) during building hours using their student ID.  

This room is particularly useful for group projects!


Wale Elegbede, Senior Project Manager, from the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Mayo Clinic presenting to IS 420 & IS 411 students on project management processes in Spring 2019.
In March 2019, Dr. Haried presented his paper titled “Exploring the Motivation, Attitude and Loyalty of Daily Fantasy Sports Participants” at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Studies Conference in Las Vegas, NV.
Fastenal employees speaking to IS students about transferring IS skills to work and business analytics.
UWL alumni, Coltin and Jessica from Federated Insurance, presenting on the SDLC in IS 401. Always great to have our alumni share their experiences with current IS students.
Fall 2019 IS 401 Students Presenting Semester Long Analysis and Design Projects.
Fall 2019 IS 401 Students Presenting Semester Long Analysis and Design Projects.
UWL Alumni: Jeanne Sands, VP, Clinical Consultancy and Phillip Buschena, Business Analyst from SSM Health visited both IS-411 and IS-420 to discuss opportunities in Health Information Systems and announced new internship opportunities targeted towards UWL students.
Dr. Haried presented his paper “A Meta-Analysis of Health Information Management 
and Technology Job Advertisements” at the 2020 American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference.
Dr. Han presented her paper “Get a Life: Motivations to Watch Live Streaming” at the 2020 American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference.

The Information Systems major and minor provides many opportunities for students in order to ensure a quality education and to prepare for future careers.



IS graduates have worked for Fastenal, CUNA Mutual Group, Verizon, Advent, Highjump Software, GE Healthcare, Target, All Scripts, RSM, Trane, and Ashley Furniture.
IS graduates have worked for CH Robinson Worldwide Incorporated, Gundersen Health System, Mayo Clinic Health System, Kwik Trip, Kimberly Clark, FIS Global, TDS Telecommunications, Sentry, Epic, Menards, Thomas Reuters, Amazon, Wells Fargo, Liberty Mutual, and Logistics Health Incorporated.
IS graduates have worked for Federated Insurance, Institute for Supply Management, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Northwestern Mutual, Meditech, SAP Software Solutions, Aurora Healthcare, Three Rivers Technologies, Best Buy, Duratech Industries, and Kiip.
IS graduates have worked for Milwaukee Tool, Reinhard Food Service, Emtec, Deloitte, Organic Valley, US Bank, SiteImprove, Bader Rutter, Western Digital, Marine Credit Union, Nvent, Thrivent Financial.


Take advantage of this opportunity: Apply to the IS Major or Minor. The CBA holds accreditation from AACSB International:The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This is a hallmark of distinction as less than five percent of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned this accreditation.
The IS Department has joined the Salesforce Education Community. Salesforce is a CRM solution that brings companies and customers together. Many companies utilize Salesforce, and the IS department will train you for these opportunities.  Take advantage of this opportunity. Apply to the IS Major or Minor.
IS-320 will now be including the Salesforce platform. Upon completion of IS-320 students will earn industry recognized Salesforce.com credentials. 

The course teaches the business value of each Salesforce application, basics of the security and data access model, business process automation, reporting requirements and considerations, data management and analytics.