Bachelor of Science Information Systems

earn this degree online DePaul’s Bachelor’s in Information Systems (IS) bridges the gap between business and IT. Students majoring in the BS in Information Systems develop the ability to use technology to address the operational, tactical, and strategic challenges facing business, nonprofit, and government organizations. The degree program incorporates the latest versions of SAP ERP systems and tools on customization and business analytics through the SAP University Alliance Program. Students develop background in systems analysis, system development, and project management.

For international students: this is a STEM-designated program.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates work as Area Managers, DevOps Engineers, Project Managers, IT Engineers and Strategic Specialists for companies like Amazon, CME Group, Deloitte, Helm Group, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

$55,000 median salary reported by program graduates 6 months after degree completion

92% of reporting program graduates were employed, continuing education, or not seeking employment within six months of graduation

  • Danny Mittleman

    Danny is an associate professor at CDM, who brings an interest in built environment to his study of work collaboration. He designs collaboration processes as well as virtual and physical environments to support collaboration.

  • Steve Rubinow

    Steve is CDM’s Executive in Residence and also serves as the director for the Institute for Professional Development. He brings a diverse and extensive background of professional experience as a CIO and CTO in a variety of companies and industries on five continents, from Silicon Valley startups to Fortune 500 firms. His interests lie in the architecture and development of complex systems and the organizational considerations that are necessary to make them successful. Having advanced degrees in Computer Science, Chemistry and Business, he is always exploring opportunities at the intersection of these fields.

  • Terry Steinbach

    Terry is an associate dean at CDM and an associate professor in the School of Computing. Her research areas include computer science education, informal learning, makerspaces and computational thinking, and entrepreneurship. She teaches in the areas of database design for information systems, analysis and design, project management, and entrepreneurship.

  • Makoto Nakayama

    Makoto is a professor in the School of Computing. His research interests include online consumer behaviors, information quality in marketing channels, and IT skills portfolio management.

 

Corporate Connections

CDM’s Innovation Development Lab (iD-Lab) serves as a model for university and corporate partnerships in the area of technology innovation. Current work in the lab focuses on three primary areas: development of technology innovation projects with member companies; education through training, workshops, and practical experiences; and research on technology innovation. Current partners include companies such as Abbott, Allstate, Bosch, CareerBuilder, CDW, and Digital Mint.

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Student Organizations

CDM is home to a number of student organizations to fit your interests and career goals, including the DePaul Information Systems Student Organization (DISSO). DISSO is the Association of Information Systems Student Chapter at DePaul University. Their mission is to promote the study and utilization of information systems through programs of professional development, social networking, and community development. The organization holds networking events with professionals from industry and academia, participates in national competitions, and hosts academic events pertinent to information systems. Students will gain experience and exposure that can contribute to their professional prospects.

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Interacting with the Industry

The Optimizing Digital Innovation Conference is an annual gathering hosted by the DePaul Innovation Development Lab. Each year, nearly 200 industry professionals from a number of Fortune 500 Companies come together to discuss new ways that their organizations can approach innovation. The event features discussions with speakers ranging from Executives and Sr. Directors to Academics and Award-Winning Authors. ODI is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to network and learn groundbreaking innovation strategies that can be applied at any level.

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