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"What Can I Do With a Major in...Computer Information Systems?"

Why Major in Computer Information Systems?

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Computer Information Systems will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Analyze technology-related, business problems and design solutions by applying appropriate analysis processes, methodologies and tools.
  • Design, develop, and maintain application software, to be deployed on various devices, using suitable software engineering and design methodologies, programming languages, and web-development tools commonly adopted by businesses and other organizations.
  • Design, implement and manage enterprise information technology systems and networks supporting mobile computing platforms, web-sites, and servers.
  • Design, develop, and maintain databases using current database management systems.
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Related Career Titles

Area 1: Software Development

Air Traffic ControllerOperations Manager
Applications Programmer Marketing Consultant
Artificial Intelligence Developer Network Analyst
Automated Systems Engineer Network Manager
Biomedical Engineer Network Specialist
Business Analyst Public Health Service Computer Specialist
Communications Control TechnicianSoftware developer
Computer Graphics TechnicianStatistician Professor/Educato
Corporate Security SpecialistStrategic Analyst
Defense Department Equipment AnalystSystems Analyst
Demographer Systems Auditor
Editor, Technical JournalSystems Programmer
Entrepreneur Technical Information Specialist
Expert Systems DesignerTechnical Support Representative
Foundation Information SpecialistTechnical Writer
Genetic Engineer Telecommunications Manager
I.S. Product ManagerTraining Specialist
Instrumentation/Design Engineer

Area 2: Network Systems Administration

Account AdministratorM.I.S. Administrator
Database AdministratorNetwork Administrator
Desktop AdministratorNetwork Account Administrator
Digital Printer Network Integrator
Help Desk/Email Account RF Network Engineer
Implementation Program ManagerSenior Network Engineer
I.T. Resource ManagerSystem Administrator
I.T. ConsultantServer Engineer
I.S. Analyst Infrastructure Support Technical Analyst
LAN AdministratorQA Analyst
Manager Support Services

Related Job Listings/Job Search Website

Central Career Network
Business Software Alliance
Careers-in-Business, LLC
Information Technology Industry Council
International Digital Enterprise Alliance (IDEAlliance)
Internet Alliance
NY Technology Council
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
World Information Technology and Services Alliance 
IT Career Net
IT Classified
IT Jobs
IT world
Job 4 You
Software Job Link

Affiliated Organizations

Association for Computing Machinery (UCM)
Association for Information Systems
Association of Information Technology Professionals (UCM)
Beta Alpha Psi (UCM)
Computer and Communications Industry Association
Delta Epsilon Chi (UCM)
Delta Sigma Pi (UCM)
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
International Association of IT Asset Managers
Phi Beta Lambda (UCM)
Students in Free Enterprise (UCM)
The Computing Technology Industry Association
Urban and Regional Information Systems Association

Four-Year Academic Plan

Computer Information Systems: Software Development Concentration, B.S.B.A. Degree 
Computer Information Systems: Networking Concentration 


The career paths listed are those which are commonly associated with this area of study and in no way does this site attempt to suggest that these are all of the career paths possible. Some of the career paths listed may require additional education, training, development, licenses and/or certifications. Listings of resources such as job listings, web links, professional organizations, library publications, and other information found on this page are believed to be accurate and true at the time published. The "What Can I Do With A Major In..." database is reviewed and updated every year in July. While no list is truly exhaustive, if you feel something should be added, deleted, changed or updated on this page, please contact the Career Services Center by e-mail at and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.

Who Can Help Me

Valery Johnson
Career Development Coordinator