Bachelor - Information Systems Management

If you are interested in both business and technology, you might consider Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management program. Read on to learn more about this program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management program is designed to train students to help organizations balance and manage computer systems with human resources. You have the opportunity to learn to plan, develop, and maintain information systems; gain an understanding of contemporary computer networks and data protocols; learn about modern database systems; and apply technical skills to support organizational goals. You could take classes like accounting, organizational behavior, structured query language, web development, and server operating systems. This degree culminates in a capstone project.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Those interested in Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management program should have a basic knowledge of computers and the Internet as well as aptitudes in math and business. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

This degree program consists of 180 credits, including 100 credits from core courses. Core courses could include IT support systems, IT architectures, or network administration.

Information Systems Management Course Requirements

Core Courses

Course CodeCourse Name
ACCT201 Accounting I
BADM305 Organizational Behavior
BADM350 or International Business or Business Law I
CS104 Problem Solving Concepts With C++
CS146 Introduction to UNIX
CS246 Structured Query Language
CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security
EM208 or EBUS208 Web Development I or Web Site/Portfolio Development
EM210 Introduction to 3D Virtual Worlds
EM218 Web Development II
EM228 Scripting for the Web
EM270 Emerging Media and Technology
EM420 Web-Based Database Applications
FINC200 Applied Finance and Managerial Accounting
IT145 Client/Server Operating Systems
IT180 Introduction to Computer Technology
IT190 Introduction to IT
IT200 Introduction to Networking
IT225 IT Support Systems
IT300 Computer Networks and Communications
IT340 Client/Server System and Network Administration
IT400 Information Technology Architectures
IT485 ISM Capstone I
IT486 ISM Capstone II
PM220 Project Management Tools

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Graduates of Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management program could be eligible for work as entry-level business or IT associates in private, nonprofit, or governmental sectors. You responsibilities might include network administration, database administration, system queries, or quality control.

Advanced Degrees

Another option for graduates is to pursue graduate education at the master's level. A master's degree in either business or an IT-related field could prepare you to work as a manager. This type of degree could also serve as a stepping stone to a doctoral degree.

Master's degree options include:

  • Master of Science in Information Systems Management
  • Master of Science in Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Computer Science

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.