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Information Management and Technology B.S.

Study at the intersection of business and technology, exploring the systems that drive today’s digital economy. You’ll graduate with the in-demand skill set that today’s top employers are seeking.
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About this Program

  • Understand the technologies, systems and ideas that power today’s economy.
  • Learn how data and information is gathered, organized, analyzed and used to drive critical business insights.
  • Gain expertise in in-demand areas like cloud computing, cybersecurity and project management.
  • Explore emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, robotics and more.
  • Combine technical expertise with management, strategy and leadership coursework to prepare you for your future career.
  • Foster your entrepreneurial side with opportunities to explore innovative new approaches and push boundaries.

Program Information

Degree Type






College or School

Career Path

# 1

Careers in information, data science and technology are some of the most lucrative and in-demand in today's economy.
93 %

Three-year average placement rate.
$ 81,165

Average starting salary of 2023 graduating class.
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School of Information Studies

Today’s world is driven by information. From big data to social media and beyond, information is reshaping the way we work, learn and connect. Here, you’ll study at the leading edge of innovations in information and technology. You’ll gain in-demand skills in areas like data science, cybersecurity, cloud computing, web design, social media and more. And you’ll graduate with the network and the résumé you need to land a great career.
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The B.S. in information management and technology is 120 credits. The program blends technical coursework with management, communications and liberal arts courses, ensuring you understand not just the technology, but how to apply it strategically across a variety of industries and organizations.

The 120 credits are distributed as follows:

  • 30-31 credits for the information management and technology major
    • 15-16 credits in the information management and technology primary core
    • 6 credits of information technology courses
    • 9 credits of information management courses
  • 15 credits in concentrations and electives
  • 3-credit IDEA course
  • 15-17 credits of skills electives, including programming, communication and quantitative skills courses
  • 36 credits in Arts and Sciences divisional requirements
  • 21-24 credits in general electives
  • International experience requirement

Within your information management and technology program, you can choose from six different concentrations to further specialize your skills for your future career.

  • Data Analytics: Brings together perspectives from information technology, quantitative math and information management to solve data intensive problems.
  • Digital Retail Strategies: Enhance your knowledge of electronic commerce and layout strategy for all sorts of retail corporations, and increase your knowledge of the technologies and processes involved in electronic commerce.
  • Information Security Management: Investigate hardware and software vulnerabilities, understand computer viruses and hackers, and learn the financial and managerial implications of protecting information.
  • Network and Cloud Computing: Study the development of telecommunications, wireless and other network technologies and their effect on users.
  • Project Management: Develop the managerial and technical skills to oversee a variety of information systems and create information policies for organizations.
  • Web Design and Management: Create and maintain web resources and sites, taking into consideration the users and organization’s needs.
  • Innovation, Design and Startups: Develop the creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial skills needed to run a business.

Extracurricular Opportunities

Career Preparation

Experiential Learning

Apply your classroom learnings in the real world and gain the network and the resume you need to succeed. Gain real-world experience through internships at places like Microsoft, Amazon, Disney, KPMG and more. Explore through study abroad programs like Eurotech and Asiatech. We’re committed to helping you connect with employers, gain experience, grow your network and explore the many pathways your iSchool degree can take you.

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Explore new ideas and pursue innovation through student-led research projects. Our NEXIS lab is run by students and explores emerging technologies, giving you the opportunity to grow skills in project management, research, design thinking and more.

Clubs and Activities

Student Organizations

Get involved outside the classroom through student organizations, events and other activities. From Data Science Day and guest lectures to clubs like Women in Tech and Information Security Club, you’ll have the opportunity to pursue your interests in many ways. And with 300+ clubs across the University, you’ll have plenty of exciting things to explore.

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