Information Systems faculty offer students a balance of cutting-edge research expertise and innovative real-world experience.
UMSL’s information systems degree programs teach students to develop and apply information technology-based business solutions. IS students have access to advanced-technology classrooms, a dedicated computer lab, and an innovative cybersecurity lab. Students have an opportunity to take classes from distinguished, full-time faculty as well as highly experienced practitioners from St. Louis' leading corporations.
The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BSIS) degree provides students with a foundation in both the functional areas of business and in computing technologies. This unique blend enables graduates to appreciate the strategic role of technology, formulate a vision for information systems, and communicate that vision to stakeholders. Students are prepared to pursue both technical and managerial careers incorporating leading edge technologies in public and private organizations.
The Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) program prepares students for information technology leadership roles through a unique blend of coursework that provides specialized technical expertise as well as broad business domain knowledge. Rigorous training in systems analysis and design, software development, database and network management, project management, information security and business intelligence enables students to pursue a wide range of career options and think strategically about selecting, deploying and utilizing information technology for competitive advantage.
The College of Business Administration at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is ranked in the top 3% of business schools in the United States by Princeton Review. We are the only university in St. Louis accredited for both business and accounting by AACSB, the highest accreditation a business school can receive. Our programs are dynamic, evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of the global market.
Our faculty are recognized for research impact in their fields, but they are not only scholars. They are mentors, passionate about what they do, offering support through informal conversations, career events, seminars, workshops and more. Our internship program helps students secure diverse work experiences from Fortune 500 firms as well as local small businesses. We are invested in the success of every student. For more on UMSL Business, visit business.umsl.edu.
About 150 local executives serve on UMSL Business advisory boards, assisting us with current trends, mentorships, internships, jobs, advice, and financial support. This means that our curriculum remains up to date and relevant to your eventual job search. Of graduates who responded to a 2015 survey conducted by UMSL Career Services, 100% of accounting and 92.5% of all UMSL Business undergraduate alumni had a job or were pursuing a graduate degree within 6 months of graduation.
The University of Missouri–St. Louis is the largest public research university located in Missouri's most populous and economically important region. Founded in 1963, we enroll nearly 17,000 students, and we are home to more than 1,400 faculty members.