About 1,300 IS programs in universities produce IS professionals
IS Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are usually offered in Business Schools, as well as in standalone Information Schools or integrated with Computer Science.
IS programs are classified as STEM and typically called:
- Management Information Systems (MIS)
- Information Systems (IS)
- Computer Information Systems (CIS)
The recruitment, mindset, education, demographics, career paths, skills, and jobs of IS professionals are different and poorly understood because they are mixed with computer scientists and computer engineers.