Male professional sitting at his office desk and working on a new software program.
  • Program Type
    Major, Minor
  • Degrees Offered
  • School
    Gary Tharaldson School of Business

Explore the practical applications of technology and the use of IT in business. Incorporate servant leadership as a business professional.

What You’ll Learn

  • Apply programming logic skills and a variety of computer applications.
  • Analyze and design database systems and perform entry-level systems analysis and design work to solve business problems within a project team environment.
  • Document, code, debug, test, and implement a source code program solution.
  • Analyze, design, and produce websites and web-based applications.
Gain Real-world Experience

You’ll have opportunities to apply what you learn in an IT environment.


Develop Sound Leadership Skills

In addition to gaining technical skills, you’ll develop as a servant leader in a curriculum that’s grounded in Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine values.

Be Mentored by World-class Faculty

You’ll work closely with faculty who bring professional information systems experience to their classrooms.

Program Information

Please visit our catalog for admission requirements and a full list of our courses.

Careers & Outcomes

Employment Trends

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment of computer and information systems managers will grow by 15% through 2032, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for these professionals will grow as firms increasingly expand their business to digital platforms.

Career Paths

  • Computer and Information Systems Manager 
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Computer and Information Research Scientist 
  • Database Administrator 
  • Operations Research Analyst 
  • Computer Programmer
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Computer Systems Analyst

Featured Faculty

Kevin Fishbeck, PhD

Director of Computer Information Systems

I have over 30 years of teaching and other work experience in the cybersecurity arena. I am a Professor at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. I earned my PhD from the University of North Dakota and held many industry certifications from Microsoft, Comp Tia, Cisco, and others. I also own and operate Fishbeck Technology Consulting, which provides cybersecurity services to small businesses.

Take Your Next Step in Computer Information Systems