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.

Stats for IS Major

 

Career Opportunities 


Job Titles of Recent Graduates
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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 2026
Database Administrator $90,070 11%
Information Security Analyst $98,350 28%
Information Systems Manager $142,530 12%
Network Administrator $82,050 6%


Career Prospects for the IS Major:

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Recent IS Graduates Work at These Companies:

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Additional Resources

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