Information Systems

Information Systems
Type of Degree: Major

The world runs on computers, so invest in a career that makes you a crucial player on a global scale. Become a leader in the technology field through hands-on learning and integrated internships. 

Our Information Systems major focuses on architecting and managing information technology solutions that enable organizations to be efficient and to achieve their goals effectively. You'll learn to describe the technological, human, and organizational concepts of information systems and how to harness technology to provide operational and competitive advantage. The major includes core concepts from both the computer science and information systems domains.

Opportunities

Work with Google

Heidelberg is one of only five colleges and universities selected nationally to collaborate with Google to offer three courses in their Applied Computing Series. Learn more about the course series in data science and machine learning and how it will impact your career options. 

Work directly with professionals

You’ll have the opportunity for a professional internship right on campus. Heidelberg’s own IT professionals regularly hire students for internships within their department to learn network management, software engineering, and system administration skills by working with professional equipment in a real setting.

Careers

  • IT Consultant
  • Network Manager
  • Software Engineer
  • System Administrator
  • Security Architect

Outcomes

In the past two years, Heidelberg students had a 100% job placement rate into relevant computing careers within six months of graduation.

Courses

Below is a sampling of courses offered in information systems. For more information, see the major requirements.

  • Computer Programming
  • Operating Systems
  • Database Management
  • Systems Development
  • Managerial Accounting

For a more detailed academic schedule, or to ask questions about any of our majors, contact the Admission Office at admission@heidelberg.edu or 419-448-2330.

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