Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems program provides students with in depth knowledge of Information Technology concepts and applications, and prepares them to create innovative solutions for real-world problems. Students gain the ability to integrate hardware, software, and management skills to solve problems in a variety of IT areas.

The program's mission is to ensure that each graduate is exceptionally well qualified to undertake a successful information systems career in industry, business, education, or government. In support of this mission, the program is designed so that:

&� Each student will gain a sound foundation in computing basics, analysis and design, programming, testing, software development, security, database, and human-computer interaction.

&� Each student will learn the theory and practice of information technology and develop skills to apply this knowledge to analyze and solve information system problems.

&� Each student will develop analytical, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills applicable to real-world problem solving.

&� Each student will acquire basic business concepts to assist them in career paths where they are interfacing with and developing solutions for business professionals.

&� Each student will develop effective oral and written communication skills.

&� Each student will appreciate the social and ethical issues in information systems.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

Labor Market Information

  • Computer and Information Scientists
  • Median wage:$58.98/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Computer Systems Analysts
  • Median wage:$41.36/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Median wage:$43.34/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Median wage:$59.19/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center Mankato, MN 56001 Toll-Free: (800) 722-0544 Local: (507) 389-1822 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: admissions@mnsu.edu