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The information systems job market is red hot!

Placement Rate

Bachelor's: 85% | Master's: 74%


Bachelor’s: $62,820 | Master’s: $72,517

Upward momentum

IS salaries have increased 9% since 2015.

IS jobs pay well


Salaries for IS graduates are higher than typical business majors for both Bachelor's and most Master's degrees.


About Information Systems

  • IS professionals who apply and develop information technology in organizations comprise a significant portion of the labor market.
  • Master's in IS is among the top 10 graduate degrees demanded by employers.
  • Bachelor's in IS is in the top 5 business degrees and top 10 degrees overall demanded by employers.
  • IS programs are STEM and called Management Information Systems (MIS), Information Systems (IS), or Computer Information Systems (CIS).
  • 1,300 IS programs in the U.S are offered mostly in Business Schools, a few standalone Information Schools, or by Computer Science.
  • There are about 3 million IS jobs in the U.S.


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