Bachelor - Information Systems: Technology Management

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Do you have the desire to study in a program that might prepare you to seek a leadership role in a corporate IT department? Strayer University's Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in Technology Management program is designed to help you develop the technical and business skills you could apply to positions in the field. Continue reading for more information about this program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

You will have the opportunity to study managerial techniques and processes as well as various computer technologies and systems as a student of Strayer University's Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in Technology Management program. Topics of discussion in concentration courses include project development techniques, business continuity planning, data recovery processes, crisis management, information security, information privacy laws, and aspects of human resource management such as recruiting, training, and employee relations.

Fundamental and introductory courses in computer programming, networking, network security, database administration, and systems analysis are offered in the core curriculum. A capstone course allows for a closer study of new and existing technologies in information systems. You will also take classes in business, algebra, statistics, and science.

What Are the Prerequisites?

An academic and possibly a professional background in computers and strong organizational, analytical, and decision making skills could be helpful to aspiring students of the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in Technology Management program. To apply to Strayer University's programs, you should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You will be required to earn 180 credits to complete the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in Technology Management program. This credit total consists of 63 credits in core and major courses, 18 credits in the area of concentration, 54 credits in the general education curriculum, and 45 credits in electives.

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in Technology Management Course Requirements

AREA ICORE COMPONENT
ACC 100Accounting I
BUS 100Introduction to Business
CIS 106 Introduction to Information Technology
CIS 110 Computer Programming Design
ENG 115English Composition
MAT 104Algebra with Applications

AREA IIMAJOR CORE COMPONENT
CIS 111Introduction to Relational Database Management Systems
CIS 175 Introduction to Networking
CIS 210 Systems Analysis and Development
CIS 333Network Security Fundamentals
CIS 336Enterprise Architecture
CIS 348Information Technology Project Management
CIS 349Information Technology Audit and Control
CIS 499 Undergraduate Information Technology Capstone

AREA IICONCENTRATION COMPONENT
BUS 310Human Resource Management
CIS 353Project Requirements and Design
CIS 359Disaster Recovery
CIS 438Information Security Legal Issues

AREA IIIGENERAL EDUCATION COMPONENT
ENG 215Research and Writing
ENG 316 Technical Writing
HIS 105

POL 110
Contemporary U.S. History
OR
U.S. Government
HUM 111 World Cultures I
HUM 112 World Cultures II
MAT 300Statistics
PHI 210Critical Thinking
PSY 100

PSY 105
Psychology of Adjustment
OR
Introduction to Psychology
REL 212World Religions
SCI 110

SCI 115
Introduction to Physical Science
OR
Introduction to Biology
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology
ECO 405

POL 300

SOC 300
Economics Problems and Issues
OR
Contemporary International Problems
OR
Sociology of Developing Countries

What Are My Post-Graduation Opportunities?

Career Opportunities

You could be in a position to explore entry-level or even mid-management job opportunities after completing Strayer University's Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in Technology Management program. You might assist in the management of overall IT operations including systems development, software engineering, support services, implementation processes, or security administration. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Assistant IT Manager
  • IT Audit Manager
  • IT Help Desk Analyst
  • IT Project Support Specialist

Advanced Degrees

You could further develop your skills and knowledge by entering a master's degree program after earning the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in Technology Management. Many companies require senior management or executive candidates to possess a graduate degree. Strayer University offers a Master of Science in Information Systems program with concentrations in Information Systems Management and IT Project Management.