Department of Information Systems
Information Systems is an exciting field of study with numerous opportunities and a wide variety of career options. Information Systems utilize diverse information technologies to enable individuals and organizations to communicate better and make superior decisions. Professionals in information systems work with business leaders to determine how technology can help to solve problems and create opportunities.
Unique Student Opportunities
We differentiate ourselves from other Information Systems degree programs through hands-on application of concepts using many of the enterprise systems used in leading organizations today, including:
- SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software – foundations, configuration, implementation, and customization
- Analytical platforms and visualization tools from IBM, Microsoft, SAP, SAS, and Teradata – supporting better decision making through data analytics
- Computing and data management platforms from IBM (Z, DB/2), Microsoft (SQL Server, Data Tools), SAP (HANA), and Teradata (Enterprise Data Warehousing)
- Real-world data sets from Acxiom, Dillard’s, Sam’s Club, Tyson Foods, Walmart, and others
Information Systems degree programs prepare you for the workforce while offering several excellent career options. Graduates of our programs are sought by a number of successful organizations, and consistently earn among the highest average salaries for Walton College graduates.
Information Systems Undergraduate Program
Looking for a chance to discover and engage in a field for people who solve problems faced by businesses and create new opportunities using the latest computer technology in business?Learn More
Master of Information Systems
Want to maximize your value in the workforce as the combined demand for business technology skills and managerial skills continues to increase?Learn More
Identify, assess, and seize the opportunity for data-driven value creation in the private and public sectors. This degree is offered in both a part-time and full-time schedule, and focuses on business analytics, data handling and management, machine learning methods, optimization and computing.Learn More
Are you interested in excelling in an emerging technology designed to solve problems across business partners? The Walton College offers an interdisciplinary minor in Blockchain Enterprise Systems for business majors.Learn More
Do you want to learn how to analyze business data to tell the story that answers important business questions and supports effective business decisions? The Walton College offers an interdisciplinary minor in Business AnalyticsLearn More
Do you want to explore and master how a comprehensive software product can help run an entire large business? The Walton College offers an interdisciplinary minor in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).Learn More
Do you want to improve your knowledge of business information systems to increase the value of your major in the workforce?Learn More
Information Systems Graduate Certificates
The Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Systems is available in three unique concentrations: Blockchain Enterprise Systems, Business Analytics, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).Learn More
Information Systems Ph.D. Program
Students selected for Walton College Ph.D. programs are supported with strong financial, physical and intellectual resources in an unparalleled collegial atmosphere.Learn More
New & Noteworthy
Jonathan Shipman, Shaila Miranda and Alexey Malakhov are Walton College’s department chairs for the accounting, information systems and finance departments.
August 25, 2023 | By Lori McLemore
Rajiv received the award at the 2022 International Conference on Information Systems in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December.
February 15, 2023 | By Lori McLemore
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