About the Program

Information systems (IS) students receive a broad education in business and technology. Subjects of study include programming, databases, systems analysis and design, and computer security. IS professionals are needed in every industry to solve problems using computing solutions in healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, entertainment, and many more. IS careers include information architects, consultants, developers, auditors, analysts, and programmers.

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B.S. in Information Systems

123 Credits to Graduate

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems program prepares students to be information systems professionals. Graduates develop and deploy enterprise-level systems to meet organizational needs.

Application Development EmphasisBusiness Intelligence Systems EmphasisInformation Security Management Emphasis

The B.S. in Information Systems is accredited by the ABET Computing Accreditation Commission.

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Stack Your Degrees and Earn An Associate

The Department of IS&T offers several Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees that students can start with to build a core in IS&T basics. Build off of an Associate of Science degree into a bachelor's, or jump straight into the workforce after earning an Associate of Applied Science.

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A.S. in Information Systems & Technology

60 Credits to Graduate

For students looking to get a jump-start on the IS&T core.

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A.A.S. in Information Systems & Technology

63 Credits to Graduate

To give students job-ready skills in computer operations.

Looking to Supplement Your Bachelor's Degree?

The information systems program has several minors and certificates available for students with a business or liberal arts major who want the option of strengthening their general studies with technical, statistics, marketing, data management, and analysis coursework.

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Minor in Information Systems & Technology

24 Credits to Graduate

For students with a business or liberal arts major looking to strengthen their technical skills.

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Minor in Applied Data Analytics

18 Credits to Graduate

Choose among information systems, statistics, and marketing courses.

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Application Development Certificate

21 Credits to Graduate

Provides students credentials to advance their career prospects.

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Data Analytics Certificate

18 Credits to Graduate

Provides students credentials to advance their career prospects.

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Database Administration & Data Warehousing Certificate

18 Credits to Graduate

Provides students credentials to advance their career prospects.

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Information Systems & Technology Certificate

16 Credits to Graduate

Designed for high school students to obtain a stackable certificate.


Wolverine Stories: Noah Say

Noah Say didn’t start his UVU career intending to be a teacher. But when he started tutoring fellow classmates in information systems — for free, just so they wouldn’t fall behind — he caught the attention of his UVU professor. Now Noah’s giving back and sharing his knowledge with the next generation of Wolverines.

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“Computerized Information Systems are Essential In Every Type of Modern Business.”

“From government and non-profit organizations to businesses in healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, transportation, and more, information systems power the way we work. At Utah Valley University, we offer a broad range of academic programs in information systems. Students can choose to emphasize their study in high-demand areas: application development, information security, business intelligence, and data analytics. Coursework in these topical areas include both introductory and advanced study, ensuring that graduates are well-prepared to compete for the best jobs in the workforce, in whatever industry they have interest.”

Matt North, Department Chair

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