Online Information Systems Program

Online Information Systems Bachelor of Science Degree

From 2010-2020, employment of computer systems analysts is expected to grow by 22%, software developers 30%, network and computer systems operators 28%, and computer programmers 12%. (Source: Spring 2012 BLS Occupational Outlook Quarterly)

Grantham University’s Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BS-IS) prepares you to organize, coordinate, direct research and facilitate the computer-related activities of a business.

Through the convenience of our 100% online learning environment, you can choose electives in information systems or take courses in an area in which information systems are applied, such as business or health informatics. Upon completion of the degree, you will be prepared for work in a wide range of professions including database specialist, web designer, applications programmer and systems analyst.


Information Systems Program Outcomes

At the successful completion of the program, you should be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
  • Analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • Design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component or program to meet desired needs
  • Address professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society
  • Recognize the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
  • Use current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice
  • Analyze processes that support the delivery and management of information systems

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Course Highlights & Curriculum

Credit Hour Breakdown

BS-IS Credit Hours 125
Total Credit Hours 125

Curriculum Highlights

Course Number Course Title
CS216 Computer Networks
IS242 Management Information Systems
IS212 .NET Concepts and Principles
IS301 Web Design I
IS337 Information Systems Design & Imp
CS405 Software Engineering

Full curriculum

BA215 Business Statistics3
CS192 Programming Essentials3
CS200 Programming in Java4
CS216 Computer Networks3
CS263 Programming in C4
CS405 Software Engineering4
EN101 English Composition I3
GP210 American Government I3
GU100 Student Success1
IS212 .NET Concepts and Principles4
IS231 E-Commerce3
IS242 Management Information Systems3
IS259 Database Applications3
IS301 Web Design I4
IS306 Web Design II4
IS311 Security Operations3
IS336 Information Systems Analysis3
IS337 Info Systems Design/Implement3
IS351 Info Systems Project Mgmt3
IS376 Advanced Database Systems3
IS412 .NET Implementation4
IS498 Senior Research Project3
MA105 College Algebra3
Program and core:74
Electives (17):51

Additional online degree details

Degree level:Bachelors
Delivery method:Online
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Career Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, career opportunities across the field of information systems are expected to grow much faster than the average due to the widespread use of computers, technology and the Internet.  If you choose to work as a computer systems analyst, solving computer problems and integrating new technologies into a company's existing system, your job outlook is bright.

10-year Job Growth

In the next 10 years, the systems analyst field is projected to grow by more than 120,400 positions, which is a 22% increase.

  • 664,800
  • 544,400
  • 2010
  • 2020
Total number of new jobs and replacement jobs
Year total jobs is an estimate

Average Salaries

If you choose to work as a Systems Analyst you can expect to earn:

  • The top 10% earn$119,070
  • The median earn$77,740
  • The lower 10% earn$48,360
* Total compensation includes bonus. Salaries listed are dependent on prior experiences as well as the number of years of seniority.
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