BS in Information Systems
Information Systems are an integral part of today's business environment. However, software and hardware are only effective when the right programs are employed to deliver information to the right people. Webster University's Information Systems program teaches you how to study systems and incorporate technology to make the system fully functional, efficient and user-friendly.
You'll learn how to apply your technical skills to present information in a usable and understandable way and combine your IT techniques with web and Internet skills to make the information accessible. Web information is often drawn from a database which insures that the information is always current.
Webster Information Systems graduates are electronic problem-solvers who design and implement databases, plan for new and modified information systems, advise on web technology and content, and produce results that move organizations forward.
You probably know that Information Systems graduates are in high demand and are offered some of the highest post-graduate starting salaries. As a network engineers or administrator, systems analyst or integrator, database manager or administrator, or programmer you can choose to work in practically any organization and in any industry. No matter where you go, your degree positions you as a key professional who produces results that enhance organizational performance.
Points of Distinction
- As a global university, Webster offers you the distinct advantage of benefiting from the collective wisdom of faculty and alumni throughout the world who have knowledge and experience in many disciplines.
- Internships opportunities include industry leaders like Monsanto, Scottrade and Pace Properties.
- Faculty who practice in the field, allow you to take what you learn in class and apply it at work, and to understand diverse informational needs of employees and provide managers with the tools they need to make better decisions.
A minimum of 128 credit hours consisting of the following: 57 required credit hours, applicable university global citizenship or general education program hours and electives. At least 18 of the required 36 computer science credit hours must be taken at Webster University. All upper-level courses must be taken at Webster University.