After earning your degree in Information Systems, you’ll enter the workforce as a skilled information technology professional: ready to apply technology-based solutions to solve strategic business problems.

IS professionals are in demand across all industries. As technology continues to evolve and expand opportunities for career growth make this an ideal professional path.

Businesses are becoming increasingly dependent on IS for managing information and business operations.

IS has 100% job placement as reported by Career Services and an average starting salary of $58,000+.

Career Opportunities 

Job Titles of Recent Graduates

Data Analyst Data Specialist Database Administrator
Information Specialist IT System Analyst Network Analyst
Operations Manager Project Manager Programmer/Analyst
SAP Developer Software Administrator Software Engineer
Systems Analyst Technology Specialist Web Developer

Career Paths of Recent Graduates:

Many IS graduates initially assume positions as programmer/analysts and eventually systems analysts and information systems managers in organizations of all sizes. Others pursue careers in web design or network administration. Employers nationally need new employees with skills in all aspects of information technology. Projections indicate that the demand for these skills will persist into the future. Placement has been near 100 percent over the years, with higher than average starting salaries.

Sample Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:

Job Title Annual Median Pay Job Growth through 2029
Computer Systems Analyst $90,920 7%
Database Administrator $93,750 10%
Information Security Analyst $99,730 31%
Information Systems Manager $146,360 10%
Network Administrator $83,510 4%

Career Prospects for the IS Major:

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Information from the Association for Information Systems. The article title is "Information Systems Majors Outpacing Other Business Grads in Job Placement, Salary" by Brook Pritchett. 

-According to the 2019 IS Jobs Index, a Bachelor’s degree in IS boasts a 70% placement rate upon graduation 

-Average highest salary undergrad in business school ($65,314)
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Network Opportunities

Linked In. Check out the new Linked in Group for IS Majors, Minors, and Alumni. This group will provide a number of opportunities including connecting with the department, alumni, and students, providing networking opportunities, and sharing networking events, guest speaker presentations, and career opportunities.

Join the LinkedIn IS group!

It would be great for you to connect with us. LinkedIn can be a great tool to develop your professional network and career search tool.  

Please note that a LinkedIn account is needed to join.

Additional Resources

To help you obtain an internship, career, and/or admission to graduate school, Career Services provides a number of resources.