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Information Systems

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Minor
  • Erie, Pennsylvania
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  • Design, Model and Develop Computer and Information Systems with an Information Systems Degree from Gannon University 

    The world is increasingly dependent on information including software, data, hardware, processes and people. Gannon University’s information systems program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to become a highly sought-after professional and put you at the forefront of this expanding and crucial discipline.

    This program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Information Systems and Similarly Named Engineering Programs Program Criteria.

    • 100%Program graduates have a 100% placement rate in either related employment or graduate studies.
    • ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission Earn a degree that is nationally accredited. 
    • More than one million systems-related professionals will be needed in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

    Learn to Lead the Way in Information Systems

    • Master multiple programming languages and platforms, database and network systems integration and development.  
    • Analyze and use data to solve complex business problems.  
    • Design and deploy high-quality computer-based systems.  
    • Develop skills in design, modeling and development of computer and information systems.  
    • Deploy high performance software and systems to the cloud.

    Experience an Exceptional Learning Environment

    • Experience a program that is designed to help you acquire industry-required practical opportunities through project-based learning, teamwork, internships and experiential learning.  
    • Become involved in student chapters of professional organizations, including the Association for Computing Machinery, GUBotDev and Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity. 

    Inspire Your Academic Success

    Gain real-world knowledge through key information systems courses including: 

    System Analysis and Design: Analyze, model and design software and systems at the enterprise, process, logical, data and technology levels. 

    Dynamic Web Development: Learn to set up and configure the development environment for applications requiring a web client, web server, application server and relational database.

    Network Design and Management and Lab: An advanced network design course covering contemporary network computing and the various hardware and software components that comprise these networks.

    Achieve the Possibilities

    Our information systems program is designed for your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can: 

    • Secure valuable internships and employment at top organizations such as Bayer Corp., Citizens Bank, Erie Insurance Group, Wabtec Corp. and UPMC Hamot.  
    • Learn to solve business problems in real-world careers using data and computing principles.  
    • Innovate, explore, analyze, automate and manage information systems, technology and projects, including data and business process modeling, requirements and project management.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Follow legal and ethical computing principles to analyze computing solutions for ethical ramifications such as global, cultural, social, environmental or economic concerns.
  2. Function and communicate effectively as a collaborative member or leader in a professional context.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge or technology as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
  4. Apply problem identification & problem-solving strategies to the development of complex computer-based systems.
  5. Apply tools, technologies and techniques to design, implement and deploy Information Systems to meet enterprise requirements.
  6. Use information systems to support enterprise processes and solutions.
  7. Evaluate and manage existing and new information systems in an enterprise.
Travis Newcamp

Travis Newcamp Information Systems

“My program experience has been transformative at Gannon. The program, people and opportunities here have given me the experience I need to succeed in my career, a great start to my network, and lifelong friends and mentors.”

  • Receive hands-on learning through real-world courses, projects and valuable internship experiences that prepare you to become a professional in the field.
  • 13:1Enjoy a personalized experience inspired by Gannon’s faculty experts and a low student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1.
  • Apply for generous financial aid packages and scholarship awards.

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