The Systems Development/Analyst major is a sequence in Information Systems.
Information Systems (IS) is at the heart of any organization. Companies rely on information to make good decisions, create new products and services, and understand their target audience. IS professionals integrate hardware and software to help organizations manage their information.
IS professionals play a key role in the success and efficiency of an organization. Their analytical skills and understanding of information technology enable them to evaluate business issues and identify appropriate computing solutions.
IS professionals also have in-depth knowledge of various databases and communicate the information that's stored in them. This kind of information helps organizations make good decisions and meet business needs.
The IS program at Illinois State is accredited by ABET.
Students in this major focus on using computer technology and information management methods to solve business problems. You'll develop skills to analyze organizational challenges and identify appropriate computing solutions.
Why Study Information Systems - Systems Development/Analyst?
Working as an information systems professional offers you plenty of variety. The profession often blends elements of business, project management, and information technology.
Both large and small companies need systems analysts and programmers, allowing you to work in almost any industry.