As one of the only programs with a national reputation in records management, your studies at UND will not only contain information systems classes, but also a core of business, liberal arts and general education classes, giving you the well-rounded education employers want.
The Department of Information Systems & Business Communication will provide you with broad preparation for a variety of information systems careers in corporate, government and small business environments.
Assisted by an academic advisor, you will outline your plan of study and tailor it to your schedule and needs. Some course topics you’ll cover are:
- Information Security
- Operating Systems Principles
- Database Design
- Application Development
- Principles of Networking
- Systems Analysis
With a highly-technical degree like Information Systems, balancing schoolwork with extracurricular activities is important. Gain practical and technical knowledge by participating in clubs, organizations and events through the College of Business & Public Administration. Become involved in the Association of Information Technology Professionals, the on-campus organization for the major.
With a technical and information-rich degree such as information systems, you'll have a multitude of career options. Positions range from entry-level information management systems positions, e.g., technical support, to those in senior management, e.g., Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Information systems graduates attain career titles such as:
- Computer support specialist
- Database developer
- Information systems analyst
- Network administration
- Records manager
- Software programmer
- Technology consultant
- Web developer
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