As technology becomes more and more a part of everyday business, the systems and programs used by different organizations and the people who understand the ins and outs of these systems are in higher and higher demand. Business Information Systems Professionals are experts in the various technology and programs used by businesses all of over the globe. These professionals take care of the technology to ensure it works seamlessly for executives, management and business professionals at all levels. By keeping a watchful eye on the technology successful companies use every day and devising solutions to increase productivity and efficiency, the rest of an organization’s professionals can focus on their specific roles, not having to worry about technology malfunction or difficulty.
The Business Information Systems Professional program examines the intricacies and uses of information technology from a business enterprise perspective. Students will explore the individual components and of business information technology systems, their interconnectivity, as well as the development of such components based on particular business types. Students will understand how various information systems are useful to enhance productivity and facilitate management practices. This program also introduces the various information and communications technologies available and explains how information systems are used to solve problems and make better business decisions.
At the conclusion of this program, students will be able to:
Education and National Certifications
Upon successful completion of this program,
students would be eligible to sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist
(MOS) exam. Although there are no state approval, state registration or
other state requirements for this program, students who complete this
program will be prepared and are eligible to sit
for this national certification exam. Students who complete this program
are encouraged to complete the externship option with their program.
Students who complete this program can and do sit for the MOS national
certification exams and are qualified, eligible and prepared to do so.
Although not a requirement, once students complete the
program, they have the ability to participate in an externship and/or
hands on practicum so as to practice the skills necessary to perform the
job requirements of a professional in this field. Students will be
assisted with completing a resume and/or other requirements necessary to
work in this field. All students who complete this program are eligible
to participate in an externship and will be placed with a participating
organization near their location.