An information system combines people, technology and processes to achieve business goals.
Information systems professionals help meet business goals by forming a bridge between non-technical and technical professionals to create innovative technology-driven solutions. Many of the world's largest and most successful organizations rely on information systems professionals to develop system solutions for doing business.
The information systems degree at UNI's business college will give you the education and practical experience and interpersonal skills needed to develop simple to complex information systems.
Information systems careers
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in information systems are expected to grow 12% by 2028. Due to the full range of systems that store and transmit information in various organizations, information systems careers can range from the technological to the non-technological. Potential career opportunities include:
- Business/Systems Analyst
- Database Administrator
- Cyber Security Analyst
- Information Systems Administrator
- IT Consultant
- Project Manager
- Software Engineer
- Web Developer
Information systems curriculum
The following courses will teach you how to analyze organizational needs and solve problems by implementing technological solutions.
Business Application Development
Systems Analysis and Design
Database Management and Theory
Information Systems Management
IS Development Projects
Beyond the classroom
Management Information Systems Association (MISA) will introduce you to today’s dynamic business world through various company speakers from organizations like Federated Insurance, IBM, John Deere, RSM, Ernst & Young and others.
Throughout the school year, MISA hosts alumni speakers and trips to various corporate headquarters in and around Iowa. The student organization’s goal is to increase your professional network of MIS professionals before you graduate.
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