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Data Science and Information Systems Major

Earning a DSIS degree provides you with the knowledge and analytical abilities required for business decision-making and information technology utilization, which is highly valued in many global industries.

Learn In-Demand Skills

Data science has been recognized as one of the most in-demand fields. The median salary for a data scientist is $103,500 per year, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and BLS predicts a 35% increase in data science employment through 2032. Underlying information systems are critical for obtaining and understanding company data as well as managing business operations. The median pay for an information systems manager is $164,070 per year (BLS)!

Thrive in the Data-Driven Business World

As the corporate environment relies heavily on data and information technology, data science and IT skills have become essential to the modern commercial sphere. A DSIS degree can open doors to various professions such as data analyst, business intelligence analyst, business analyst, consulting, systems analyst, database administrator, business applications developer, network administrator, software engineer, cybersecurity engineer, or other numerous high-paying technology management positions.

Be the Architect who Uses Technology to Solve Business Problems

The DSIS program prepares you to be a critical analyst and user of data in various areas such as business, research, and government by utilizing cutting-edge data science techniques (data mining, business analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, etc.) as well as a broad range of information systems skills (information systems development, database design, systems administration, etc.).

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Partner with Community

Connect with local businesses for semester-long projects, offering data-driven solutions to enhance operational efficiency.

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Data Analytics Club

Attend Data Analysis competitions, develop hands-on Data Analysis skills, and gain exposure to Industry experts in data analysis.

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A specialized computer lab designated for DSIS students, ensuring that all classes can be interactive and activity-driven.


Set Yourself Apart

Unlock the Power of Data and Empower Yourself with our DSIS program
only 6%

of schools in the world are accredited by the AACSB


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median salary for data scientists


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Data Science and Information Systems Careers

A degree in DSIS opens doors to a wide range of career opportunities across industries. Graduates of our program have gone on to pursue successful careers in areas such as: 

  • Data Analysts: Analyze data sets to extract meaningful insights.

  • Business Intelligence Analysts: Employ techniques to enhance decision-making processes.

  • Systems Analysts: Apply methodologies to optimize and streamline information systems.

  • IT Consultants: Consult on IT strategies and solutions.

  • Systems Analysts: Evaluate and enhance information systems.

  • Database Administrators: Administer and maintain databases efficiently.

  • Business Applications Developers: Develop business applications to meet organizational needs.

  • Network Administrators: Manage and optimize network infrastructure.

  • Software Engineers: Engineer software solutions to address specific requirements.

  • Cybersecurity Engineers: Enhance cybersecurity measures and protect digital assets.

Our alumni have found employment with prestigious companies.


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