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Information Systems

An Information Systems (IS) major is a field of study that focuses on the design, implementation, and management of information technology systems in organizations. It combines elements of technology, management, and business to prepare students for careers in information technology, business management, and related fields. Students in an IS program learn how to use technology to solve business problems, manage and analyze data, and improve organizational efficiency. The curriculum covers topics such as introduction to programming, database management, network design, and analysis. Graduates of our IS program are equipped with the skills and knowledge to design, develop, and manage information systems in any industry.

What does an IT professional do?

Manage and Organize

IT professionals are responsible for managing and organizing the information contained in the computer networks of a given organization, including external hardware components.

Solve Problems

IT Professionals use technology to solve problems of all sizes and types. You will have opportunities to work on some of the most challenging and exciting problems facing the world today.

Work in Teams

IT Professionals use collaboration and brainstorming to think of new and innovative ideas. Being able to work well with others is an essential part of the IT field.

Think Creatively

IT professionals need the ability to consider solutions in a new way. Employees in all industries want employees who can think creatively and bring new perspectives to the workplace.

Our Graduates

Job Titles

Job title of recent graduates:

IT Systems Analyst
Software Engineer
Technical Support Analyst
Systems Administrator
Implementation Specialist
Business Systems Analyst
Senior Software Developer
Business Process Analyst
Senior Solutions Consultant
Software Support Analyst
SAP Analyst
Software Developer
Systems Analyst
IT Support Specialist
SAP Developer
Technology Specialist
Service Desk Analyst
Infrastructure Administrator
Application Support Analyst
Solutions Development Analyst
Information Security Analyst
Technology Advisor
Mobile Application Developer
Engineer, Cyber Security
Data Steward
Application Programmer
Business Systems Analyst
Applications Engineer


Companies employing recent graduates:

Oshkosh | Oshkosh Defense
Capital One (VA)
Thrivent Financial
US Venture
Merkle (Denver)
Merge Healthcare, an IBM company
RC Solutions (Dallas)
UW Oshkosh
Ascension Technologies
Robert Half
Vail Resorts (Denver)
Deluxe Corporation
Central Garden and Pet
Plain Old DevOps
Quest Analytics
Menasha Packaging
Schreiber Foods
Fond du Lac County
Oshkosh Area School District
Navitus Health Solutions
Associated Bank
Nature’s Way
JJ Keller
GE Healthcare
Miron Constructions

Industry information

Average Annual Salaries for Information Technology Careers in Wisconsin

  • Software Developer | $92,560
  • Database Administrator |$88,690
  • Computer Programmer | $81,510
  • Computer Systems Analyst | $84,340
  • Information Security Analyst | $82,950
  • Network and Computer System Administrators | $74,230
  • Web Developer | $62,950

Data from Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development 2019


projected growth in information technology occupations from 2018 to 2028 – U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Contact us

Undergraduate Programs Office

Sage Hall, Suite 1608

(920) 424-0297