Career Opportunities

  •  Programming
  •  Systems Analysis and Design
  •  Database Administration
  •  End-user Support
  •  Network Administration
  •  Management Consultant


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AACSB Accredited

Program Overview

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.

This program teaches students to develop and apply information technology-based business solutions. BSIS 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. 

All students pursuing a BSIS degree are required to complete 24 credit hours of information security courses beyond the required business core courses (30 hours).

BSIS Programming/Requirement (6 hours)
INFSYS 3806 Mgrl. Appl. of Object Oriented Programming I
INFSYS 3816 Mgrl. Appl. of Object Oriented Programming II
BSIS Core Courses (12 hours)
INFSYS 3810 Information Systems Analysis
INFSYS 3842 Data Networks and Security
INFSYS 3845 Database Management
INFSYS 4850 Information Systems Design
BSIS Approved Electives (6 hous)

All classes must have a grade of C- or better to be eligible. Students may not take more than 24 hours in IS counted toward the 120 hours necessary for graduation.

Learn more about the program curriculum.

What UMSL Business has to offer

The College of Business Administration at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is accredited for both business and accounting by AACSB, the highest accreditation a business school can receive, placing the college among the top two percent of business schools worldwide. Our programs are dynamic, evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of the global market.

UMSL Business 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. 

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.

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