Information Systems (BBA)
Why Information Systems?
Information Systems is a growing and ever-changing field, and IS managers are highly valued by businesses around the world. With a focus in this in-demand field, you will gain the tools, techniques and an understanding of the concepts that will allow you to use information as an asset to gain business insight and contribute to decision-making.
Why Study Information Systems at Iona?
Graduates who understand information systems and business analytics are in great demand as organizations look to manage their business in the age of information revolution – rapid technological change and abundance of information resources.
Our hands-on learning approach will give you the necessary skills to analyze, design and evaluate an organization’s information system and help it remain competitive in the business landscape.
What You'll Learn
The dual aspect of this program allows you to choose courses from two distinct but related areas: Information Systems and Business Analytics.
You can choose your ideal mix of systems development-related courses, focusing on the technology or the tools and techniques for analyzing data.
Our program emphasizes hands-on projects using a variety of applications and data analysis tools, so you graduate ready to take on the industry!
Unique Elements of Program Format
Career Development Support
You will have excellent career development support from passionate faculty throughout our LaPenta School of Business as well as our entire Iona alumni network. Our monthly guest speaker series invites business professionals, including Iona alumni, to share their experiences and provide networking opportunities for you.
You will have access to a dedicated Information Systems computer lab, which is a hub for collaboration and community activities, and where you can gain hands-on experience! Our lab is fully loaded with industry-specific software for your use.
Internships give you the opportunity to see what it’s like in the workplace and to begin to develop a professional network as you focus on your career. Our connections with major businesses offer access to coveted internship opportunities. Students have interned at:
- Madison Square Garden
- Avon Products
- Consumers Union
- and more!
I like that any skill I learn has an immediate impact and potential for practical application not only in the classroom, but outside of it as well. Additionally, small class sizes and the availability of equipment makes it for a very engaging setting.
Jakub Korek '20
Careers & Outcomes
Whether you choose to work for a small or large company, every business needs a team of skilled computer experts to keep up with the ever-evolving world of technology. Apply your expertise to the growing field and learn how businesses and technology go hand in hand.
- Web Designer
- Systems Analyst
- Project Manager
- Data Analyst