The mission of the BYU Information Systems Department is to develop leaders of faith and character who can use, design, implement, manage, and research information systems to make intelligent organizational decisions.
What is Information Systems?
Information systems involves the synthesis of business and technology. Professionals define, develop, and maintain the information system infrastructure that supports the operations of all businesses, governments, and other institutions. These professionals use a wide variety of skills in carrying out this function.
Careers in Information Systems
Information systems graduates have a multitude of job opportunities and can work in almost any industry. The chart below is not a comprehensive list, but it does give a good idea of the types of jobs available to those with an information systems degree. For a more detailed list, visit iscareers.byu.edu. Information systems professionals may lean toward one orientation more than the other but can work in both.
|Director of IT|
|Mobile Application Developer|
|Quality Assurance/Testing Technician|
|IT Business Analyst|
|Technical Sales Manager|
Historically, one hundred percent of information systems students seeking jobs have accepted offers within three months of graduation. Information systems graduates are employed all over the country, working for both multinational firms and startups.