Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems
Assist Companies in Determining and Achieving their GoalsThe School of Business and UAB Online are working together to offer you a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems. The program is designed to provide you with a broad exposure to the arts and sciences with comprehensive preparation in all areas of business. Students can focus their studies through various concentrations and courses that continually evolve to meet the ever-changing needs of industry. Graduates leave with strong academic backgrounds and valuable hands-on experienced from programs endorsed by industry.
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Majoring in a curriculum that was developed by businesses in the greater Birmingham area in conjunction with the IS faculty is a great way to take advantage of the potential to recession-proof your career!
New Employment Opportunities Provide High DemandUAB’s School of Business Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems will give you countless job opportunities from technical positions to assisting non-technical users. As we enter the third millennium, the information systems profession holds more promise than ever. Many agree that we are in the midst of an information revolution, one which will have far-reaching effects. This revolution is changing and will continue to change the manner in which we conduct our lives, both personally and in the business world. In order to be successful, this revolution requires the services of information systems professionals skilled in bringing information and society together.
What Career Opportunities Would I HaveOur graduates pursue a career in Information Systems that opens bright new horizons in many areas. Most organizations of any size depend on a range of information systems technologies in order to conduct their business. Delivering these technologies is the purview of information systems professionals. These professionals are currently in short supply, and Department of Commerce studies indicate that this shortfall is expected to continue well into the future. The importance of information technology will offer interesting and challenging opportunities through all levels of organizations.
These are some of the industries which graduates of our Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems have been successful in:
- Management consulting
- Information Technology
- Networking Equipment
- Machinery and Tool Manufacturing
- Value Added Reseller
- Network Management
- Software Engineering
Should I Apply?You should apply if you are an individual who wants a career in a high demand field with open opportunities for jobs. Earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems will change your world! The Bachelor’s Degree in the Information Systems Program exists to deliver you a high-quality market relevant education. So if you are looking for a rewarding career with many opportunities to apply your personal skills, this program is for you!
UAB Online is a user-friendly virtual campus that offers fully accessible courses to the first-time online student as well as to returning technology-proficient online students. We are here to take the difficulty out and put the world changing learning opportunities in!
What Can UAB Online Offer Me?You will receive immediate benefits as a UAB student and eventually as an alumnus. You will be proud to say that you are a UAB student because UAB is a world class institution recognized all over the world for excellence in research and innovation. You will benefit from a faculty and staff who work together to create and deliver relevant, high quality, and innovative programs.
You will have immediate access to The Sterne Library which houses more than one million items. Sterne also provides electronic access to the contents of more than 35,044 serials and 72,000 electronic books.
AskIT will be your first line of support for all things IT. Supporting all of the central applications and services, the AskIT professionals are available by telephone, email, chat, web, and walk-up. Although computers and technology can sometimes be overwhelming, AskIT will be there to help guide you through any issues and to the right IT services to fulfill your needs. You have full access to ASK IT, just as you would if you were walking on our beautiful green campus here in sunny Birmingham, Alabama. You will also have access to students (who will become friends) from around the globe. This will add immensely to your perspectives as well as increase your network of colleagues.
UAB is such a special place. What do you want to know today? Let us help you change your world!