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Information Systems (IS) has the Best Return on Investment of Any Degree Program at Georgia Southern University!

According to The Wall Street Journal, the Georgia Southern University Parker College of Business’s Information Systems degree offers students a median salary of $64,100, one year after graduating, while incurring a median debt of $24,000.

Information Systems Emphases

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Business Analytics

  • BUSA 4134         
    Business Analytics Models
  • CISM 4137          
    Project Management for Analytics
  • CISM 4437          
    Machine Learning for Business
  • CISM 4530
    Big Data Tools and Techniques Course
  • Upper Division Elective

Enterprise Systems

  • CISM 3134          
    Enterprise Infrastructure and Security
  • CISM 3135 
    Enterprise Systems Analysis and Design
  • CISM 4135
    Project Management and Development
  • CISM 4434 
    Enterprise System Configuration
  • Upper Division Elective

Enterprise Security

  • IT 2531                
    Introduction to Cyber Security
  • CISM 3134          
    Enterprise Infrastructure and Security
  • CISM 3331          
    Principles of Enterprise Information Systems Security
    or IT 3530           
    Fundamentals of Information Systems Security
  • CISM 4135          
    Project Management and Development
  • IT 4336                
    Network Security

Information Systems as a Career

Skills in information systems, which include enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, have long been in high demand by corporations that seek to integrate their functional systems and business processes both within the organization and with their suppliers, customers, and other business partners.

IS Career Options

  • Business Transformation Consultant
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Project Manager

Our IS graduates have successful careers with

  • KPMG
  • Accenture
  • Deloitte
  • RSM
  • CMAC
  • EY
  • General Motors
  • BMW
  • Capgemini
  • DHL
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
  • IBM
  • Textron

Get Started on a
Degree in Information Systems!


Internships help you better integrate academic knowledge with practical applications. Exposure to business practices and environments can also help you decide which career path is right for you and help jump start your career before entering the workforce on a permanent basis.

Information Systems students have recently been offered internships by

  • KPMG
  • Textron
  • Aflac
  • Milliken & Company
  • Novelis, Inc.
  • Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
  • Georgia Ports Authority

Last updated: 7/29/2022