Explore the information systems degree program at UW-Eau Claire

Earn your bachelor’s degree in information systems at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Our information systems program is accredited by AACSB International, which places UW-Eau Claire among the world’s leading-edge business computing institutions.

With the digital world playing a major role in today’s society, it is vital to have great communication skills and a technical background. If you have a passion for technology and are a great communicator, information systems is the perfect degree for you! An information systems degree from UW-Eau Claire will allow you to help improve businesses and create innovative solutions with high value. At UW-Eau Claire, we prepare you for working with people and current technologies so you are ready to make a difference in the information systems field. UW-Eau Claire’s vision is to provide you with transformative skills for a successful and fulfilling career.

Information systems degree scholarships and financial aid

The UW-Eau Claire Foundation provides many scholarships for incoming and current Blugolds. There are currently thousands of dollars in scholarships for students seeking an information systems degree from UW-Eau Claire.

Information Systems scholarships

UW-Eau Claire offers many different honors scholarships to students for their success. Incoming Blugolds are automatically awarded for having outstanding academic achievements.

Learn more about what resources are available to you by checking out our scholarships page.

Financial aid at UW-Eau Claire

Student support is one of our top priorities and we are here to help you through the financial aid process. UW-Eau Claire strives to make the applications and payments as seamless as possible. Get in touch with student-focused staff remotely or in-person through Blugold Central—Our one-stop-shop for tuition and financial aid. Our staff helps you learn how to pay for your education so you can get the most value out of your information systems degree.

Learn more about the financial aid process at UWEC.

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Quick Facts

Information systems program details
  • Program length: Four years
  • Availability: Campus, Some online opportunities
Minors
  • Information Systems
Certificates
  • Information Systems
Student organizations
  • Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)
  • Collegiate DECA
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honorary (BGS)
  • Beta Upsilon Sigma (BUS)

Accreditation information: Our academic programs are among the best. We are accredited by AACSB International, a mark of excellence achieved by less than 5% of all business schools worldwide.

Information systems bachelor’s degree program highlights

Information systems majors are highly sought after by employers! According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, information systems is one of the fastest-growing employment categories and is forecasted to continue for at least 15 years. UW-Eau Claire brings more than 120 businesses to recruit information systems majors on our campus each year, accounting for about a third of all job openings posted with UW-Eau Claire Career Services.

UW-Eau Claire’s information systems program is one of the largest in the nation and includes outstanding faculty members who have a variety of business and industry experiences. At UW-Eau Claire, there are many collaborative experiences available. You will get to apply your skills with other information systems professionals to help local businesses in Wisconsin.

UW-Eau Claire also offers high-quality internship opportunities specific to information systems majors. Some of the companies that have hired our information systems graduates included: Kohl’s, Target, St. Jude Medical, 3M, PwC, Ernst & Young, Travelers Insurance and Cargill Inc. At UW-Eau Claire you will get many opportunities to network, collaborate, and gain leading-edge skills to help you succeed in the career path you choose.

What jobs can you get with an information systems degree from UWEC?

The great majority of our information systems graduates accept respected and well-paid professional entry-level positions as business analysts, application programmers, Web developers, network administrators, project managers and a variety of other positions with similar titles.

Information systems careers

My corporate internship, my campus job in Learning Technology Services, and my IS professors have made a huge difference in my college career and have contributed to helping me find a job in my major before graduation.

Andrea Pardon | Information Systems '17

Graduation requirements for information systems bachelor degree

The information systems degree program consists of core courses in business and information systems. If you develop a passion in a particular area of information systems, our electives allow you to study and specialize in those topics. Information systems electives teach you about software development, security, project management and allow you to intern with a company. Other electives let you explore leadership and communication, accounting or production systems, analytics or software development.

Graduation requirements for information systems bachelor degree

Liberal Education Core (36 credits)
Proficiency Requirements (14 credits)
Business Core Classes (28 credits)
Required Marketing Classes (15 credits)
Information Systems Electives (17 credits)

View more in course catalog.

Top classes for information systems majors

Information Systems in Business
Systems Analysis and Design
Business Software Engineering
Fundamentals of Business Programming
Networking with Client Operating Systems

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