Information Systems at UT Dallas

Nai-Jui Kuo prepares her robes and stoles before she graduates with master’s degrees in business analytics from the Naveen Jindal School of Management.

Make a career with connecting people and technology.

As an Information Systems student at The University of Texas at Dallas, you will master the most up-to-date skills and technologies that help people and businesses thrive.

Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD in Information Systems?

BS Information Technology & Systems

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The Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Systems (ITS) program is a unique blend of technical and business curriculum. This STEM designated degree program provides students with practical and theoretical training in information technology. Graduates from the program are in high demand because of their diverse technical skill set and their ability to understand how technology affects business processes.


MS Business Analytics

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The Master’s in Business Analytics program (BUAN) is a 36 semester credit hour STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) designated degree program. This highly-ranked program provides students with the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to pursue careers involving a wide variety of data science, data engineering, and data analytics roles within a number of business domains.

MS BUAN Options

MS Information Technology & Management

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The Master’s in Information Technology and Management (ITM) program is a 36 semester credit hour STEM designated degree program ranked 17th in the US by US News and World Report. The MS ITM degree prepares students for careers as IT professionals working in a variety of industries and roles. The program features a state of the art curriculum, online or class room delivery options, and the ability to complete the degree on a full-time or part time basis.


PhD Concentration in Information Systems

Develop strong research skills that are especially relevant for students interested in an academic career. Research seminars are held regularly, and each year the Information Systems area sponsors a speaker series to bring researchers from other universities to UT Dallas.

PhD in Management Science, Information Systems Concentration
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Latest Information Systems News

Resource Articles

Discover how Information Systems faculty are researching, publishing, speaking and engaging in the business community. The authors of these articles also include Information Systems students, staff and friends.

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The Difference Between Business Analytics and Data Science

Written by Sagar Patel

Finding the differences between data science and data analytics might not be an isolated query just for professionals. Internet use has increased by 70% since this past spring — making the appropriate use of data essential.

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Coronavirus Can Redefine Healthcare in the U.S.

Written by Mehmet Ayvaci

Innovative use of technology in responding to the COVID-19 crisis is unprecedented. Tech in the U.S. is putting its resources, such as machine learning and cloud capabilities, to study patient blood samples. The goal is to innovate.

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ITS Academy Summer Camp

Written by Dawn Owens

Summer is fast approaching and many teens are busy trying to manage end-of-year commitments. Instead of overbooking yourself, why not step away for a week and change your way of thinking about technology with the ITS Academy Summer Camp at UT Dallas?

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The Importance of Electronic Health Records

Written by Timothy Stephens

Electronic medical records are digitized records of clinical services provided to a patient by a provider — a digitized copy of a patient’s medical charts. Electronic health records are interconnected databases.

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What is ITS?

Written by Dawn Owens

ITS stands for Information Technology and Systems. ITS is one of the most popular business school degrees and it combines technology, science, and business education.

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Management Information Systems Aka MIS: A Versatile Degree in a Growing Field

Written by Gaurav Shekhar

The concept of management information systems (MIS) might not be as foreign as you think. All of us users of technology are information systems managers on a micro scale. Do you use a cellphone or a computer to receive, send, organize data?

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Information Systems – Lifeblood of Successful Business

If you are fascinated by technology such as iPhones, Facebook and Twitter and are curious about the potential these technologies have to improve people’s lives, then you may have what it takes to major in Information Systems (IS). Many people think IS professionals only do programming. Programming is just a small part of many IS management jobs.

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Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Systems senior Ashriel Gilliland speaking with a corporate representative at a UT Dallas career fair

Information Systems Careers

An information systems degree from UT Dallas will prepare students for a career in a high-growth and dynamic profession. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that occupations such as computer systems analysts, network systems and database administrators and information systems managers are expected to grow faster or much faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2022.

For jobs in a technical or scientific environment, employers often seek applicants who have at least a bachelor’s degree in a technical field, such as computer science, information science, applied mathematics, engineering or the physical sciences. For jobs in a business environment, employers often seek applicants with at least a bachelor’s degree in a business-related field such as management information systems (MIS). IS graduates are not restricted to the software industry. In fact, most students accept positions in business sectors such as energy, financial services, retailers, airlines, hospitals and consulting groups. They work closely with areas such as marketing, supply chain, manufacturing and accounting on exciting projects in team-based, project-oriented environments.

Student Testimonials

Haoxuan Bao

Haoxuan Bao, MS’18

SAP Finance Business Analyst, Illumina

With my consistent passion about SAP and remarkable deliverables given by the Program, I finally found my dream job. 
Pankit Arora

Pankit Arora, MS’19

Sr. Risk Modeling Analyst, Mr. Cooper

The technical, analytical, and business skills I’ve gained from the program are used every day at my current role as a Sr. Risk Modeling Analyst. 
mounika akumalla

Mounika Akumalla, MS’18

BSA Senior Consultant – Data Science, NTT Data

I joined the program for its strong & diverse curriculum but soon realized that the biggest strength of the program is the exposure and growth.  
Rahul Sethi

Rahul Sethi, MS’19

Product Manager, Information Services, Ericsson, Inc.

Prior to the program, I had disparate knowledge of different analytics techniques, methodologies and models. 
Kevin Fernandes

Kevin Fernandes, MS’21

Current MS ITM Student

I only had two criteria while searching for the perfect degree and a University to pursue my Masters in, the first being a good mixture of technical and business courses and the second, the school I would study in had to be a well-reputed. 
vatsal ajmera

Vatsal Ajmera, MS’18

Data Scientist, Trinity Industries

The excellent course structure of the program with the highly-experienced faculty guided me to the professional world . 
abhinav tomer

Abhinav Tomer, MS’18

Data Engineer, Autodesk Inc.

Business Analytics program at UTD is perfect for someone who wants to go into the field of Analytics.  
Kunal Shah

Kunal Shah, MS’18

Programmer Analyst, Walmart

The MS ITM program has been an enriching experience and has always churned out new surprises. 
Ann Mathew

Ann Mathew, BS’18

Staff Consultant, A-Lign

ITS is the perfect balance of technical skills and management skills, and a degree from JSOM equips you with the technical skill set you need to stay one step ahead in today’s fast-paced world. 

Anay Nagarkar, MS’17

Business Analyst, Intuit Inc.

As an International graduate working at a major company in the Silicon Valley, I believe the MS ITM program at The University of Texas at Dallas has played a defining role in my journey. The course structure of the ITM program at UT Dallas manages to perfectly balance the scale between the most recent tools and technologies, and their application to the business. . 

Duke Solomon, MS’17

SAP SCM/TM Consultant

I found the Information Systems coursework at JSOM attractive and stood apart from other schools. ITM provided ample opportunities to build on my experience. 
shravya shanmukh

Shravya Shanmukh, MS’18

Sr. Analyst-Data Engineering, Weber Shandwick

I took up Masters in Business Analytics to develop my technical skills and learn the art of telling stories leveraging data.  
vibhore agarwal

Vibhore Agarwal, MS’18

Coverage Analyst, T-Mobile

Business Analytics at UT Dallas is a perfect blend of Marketing, Operation Research, Statistics and Econometrics.  
Zeeshaan Ramani

Zeeshaan Ramani, MS’20

Strategy Analyst, Ally

As a Strategy Analyst at Ally, I am able to use the soft skills and hard skills acquired from this degree, along with the business and technical knowledge . 
Shreeparna Patnaik

Shreeparna Patnaik, MS’18

Associate Application Developer, American Family Insurance

Choosing UTD and graduating with a Master’s degree in Information Technology and Management has been one of my best decisions till date.  
vaidik natani

Vaidik Natani, MS’18

Data Scientist Insights, Hallmark Cards

The MS BA course here at UT Dallas has a perfect curriculum for all the budding data scientist who wants to learn more about Statistics, Machine Learning… 
Anand Muraleedharan

Anand Muraleedharan, MS’20

Data Engineer, Visual BI Solutions

I could easily find a match in the Information Technology Management program as it gave a lot of flexibility in the choice of courses and opportunity to enlist in a minor career track as I majored in ITM. Given my career alignment, minoring in Enterprise Systems was beyond question.  

Chao Li, MS’14

Senior IT Auditor

Since the ITM major is directly guided by SAP Alliance program, the education provided here is more practical, specific and job oriented.
Garima Chaurasia

Garima Chaurasia, MS’17

Senior BI Consultant, Visual BI Solutions

Being technically sound, I wanted to explore and grow my functional knowledge as well.  
Sai Krishna

Sai Krishna, MS’16

Senior Consultant, Ernst & Young

The program is a great blend of technical and business skills is very important to manage an organization’s IT resources.  
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Information Systems Program Resources at the Jindal School

Faculty and Community Activity

Discover how Information Systems faculty are researching, publishing, speaking and engaging in the business community.

Academic Programs – Additional

The Information Systems area also offers accelerated pathways to adding more degrees as well as certificates and certifications.