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The information systems job market is very healthy!

Placement Rate at Graduation

Bachelor's: 80%
Master's: 65%

Salary

Bachelor’s: $57,817
Master’s: $67,632

Knowledge

Graduates are better prepared in every key knowledge area compared to 2013.

Confidence

73% are confident about the job market.

Fit

75% agreed that their job was a good fit.

Satisfaction

86% satisfied with job offer.

IS jobs pay well

Salaries

Salaries for IS graduates are about 17% higher than typical business majors for both bachelor's and master's degrees. (Nace, 2015)
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IS students get jobs (quickly)

Placement

IS graduates get placed very quickly.
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Top jobs in IS

Top Jobs

The highest paying jobs in IS are consulting, project management, and systems analyst.
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About Information Systems

  • IS professionals, who apply and develop information technology in organizations, now comprise a significant portion of the labor market.
  • There are about 3 million IS jobs in the U.S.
  • The about 1,300 IS programs in the U.S are offered mostly in Business Schools, a few standalone Information Schools, or by Computer Science.
  • IS programs are classified as STEM and called Management Information Systems (MIS), Information Systems (IS), or Computer Information Systems (CIS).
  • A bachelor's in IS is in the top 5 business degrees and top 10 degrees overall demanded by employers. (Nace, 2016)
  • A master's in IS is among the top 10 graduate degrees demanded by employers. (Nace, 2016)

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