Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Information Systems

An online bachelor’s degree in information systems may provide students with the technical and business skills needed to use technology to direct computer-related activities within an organization. In these four-year programs, students may learn how to analyze existing computer systems and discover new ways to optimize their performance. Coursework within these programs may include general education requirements along with electives within a certain concentration and major-specific courses, such as advanced programming, information systems security, and database systems.

Graduates may seek out entry-level employment or pursue additional education and enroll in a master’s degree program in information systems. Bachelor’s-level graduates may find employment opportunities in government, finance, it, and insurance.

Program Overview

  • Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED
  • Program Length: Four years to complete
  • Post-Grad Options: Entry-Level Employment or Master’s / Doctoral Program
  • Projected Employment Growth: 18% (2010-2020)*

Program Coursework

The curriculum within an online bachelor’s-level program in information systems may combine general education requirements alongside major-specific courses and electives. Select programs may be available with concentrations, such as healthcare informatics, new media communications, and information system security. Students enrolled in these four-year programs may take classes such as:

  • Database Systems
  • Statistics
  • Programming Languages
  • Advanced Programming
  • Computer Graphics
  • Information Systems Security
  • Business Data Communications

Career Options

Graduates of online bachelor’s degree programs in information systems may find career opportunities in financial, government, manufacturing, insurance, and computer systems design. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for those pursuing careers as computer and information systems managers are expected to increase by 18% from 2010-2020.*

Possible careers include:

  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Database Architect
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Web Administrator

Continuing Education

Graduates of online bachelor’s-level programs in information systems may opt to further their education and enroll in a graduate-level degree in information systems. These upper-level programs may provide students additional training and skills on information technology, and they may take courses on technical aspects of information systems.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

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