Computer Information Systems: The Intersection of Technology and Business
In today’s global economy we are seeing an extremely high demand for professionals with information systems expertise. In this environment, where every business function is supported by computers, user support, programmers, and analysts are not the only careers where an information systems background is needed. Today more than ever, information systems is of strategic business importance and managers with this background are highly sought after.
Degrees in CIS
BSBA in CIS — Cyber Security
The Cybersecurity program in the ISAO department at the University of Louisville was designated by the NSA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) for 2019-2024. Through this designation, our institution actively contributes to mitigating threats to our national infrastructure by fostering higher education and research in cyber defense. Moreover, we are dedicated to cultivating a skilled workforce in cybersecurity, thereby supplying the nation with a robust pipeline of qualified professionals in this critical field.
The cybersecurity courses in the department help students build the knowledge and skills to secure digital systems, networks, and data from cyber threats. Our cybersecurity program focuses on developing expertise in threat detection, prevention, and response, ensuring students can contribute effectively to the cybersecurity field. The program addresses the increasing demand for qualified professionals who play a crucial role in protecting the security of information systems and critical infrastructure.
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BSBA in CIS — Data Analytics
The CIS Data Analytics program at UofL was designed to give you a metric-focused approach to business strategy. At this intersection of acumen and application, you will develop vital skills in rapidly developing and in-demand areas including business analytics, artificial intelligence, blockchain, database modeling, storytelling through data, and more.
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BSBA in CIS — Web Development
In the digital economy, businesses use web-based information systems to connect with their customers, their suppliers and partners, and other business organizations. Web-based systems enable nearly instantaneous dissemination of information among business entities throughout the global economy. Web applications are developed by information systems professionals who understand how information technology may be used to achieve business goals and make business processes more efficient and cost-effective. The web development concentration provides students with a deeper understanding of software development and web architecture, enabling them to create the web-based system’s organizations need.
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BSBA in CIS — Business Process Management
Designed to utilize process strategies that entail the selection of projects, their initiation, implementation, control, and termination. Discover the components of team development and what it truly means to be a project manager. This concentration also provides students with an understanding of information security.
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Minor in CIS
The Computer Information Systems Minor is designed to give you the technological savvy you need to open more doors when you graduate, giving you both an advantage in the job market as well as maximizing your earning potential. The CIS Minor (available to College of Business students only) equips non-CIS majors with the technical skills and awareness employers expect in executive and management-level positions in accounting, finance, marketing, economics, and even equine industry positions.
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Department of Information Systems, Analytics & Operations
College of Business, Suite 360
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: (502) 852-6958