Information Systems Academic Programs

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Get your Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD in the Information Systems Area.

The Information Systems area offers the Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Systems, Master’s in Business Analytics, Master’s in Information Technology Management and PhD in Management Science, Information Systems Concentration.

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.

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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

Student Testimonials

Information Systems students, alumni, employers and partners talk about their invaluable academic experiences at the UT Dallas Jindal School of Management, providing advice, perspective, and vision.

Anil Bulusu

Anil Bulusu, MS’20

Business Analyst, Dekra North America

The MS program in Business Analytics at The University of Texas at Dallas was designed to offer students the right mix of tools and technologies required. 
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.  
Jonathan Niere

Jonathan Niere, BS’17

Consulting Staff, Moss Adams

The most valuable aspects of the ITS program at UT Dallas are its quality education and curriculum. 

Vidhyadhar Venkatesan, MS’18

SAP Cloud Solutions Consultant, ERP Logic

I was really impressed with the course structure of MS ITM especially Enterprise Systems track. 
rhea dsouza

Rhea DSouza, MS’21

Current MS ITM Student

Having a little over 2 years’ experience working with data and processes, I was seeking a graduate degree that aligned with my goals and interests. As I stumbled upon JSOM’s MS-ITM curriculum at UT Dallas, I knew my search was over and that this was the place I wanted to be. The MS-ITM program is a perfect amalgam of technical, business and management courses. 
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… 
Akin Olutunla

Akin Olutunla, MS’07

Consulting Manager

JSOM has a very dedicated faculty committed to students having the very best education and experience. 
Preetha Venkatesh

Preetha Venkatesh, BS’20

Intern (completed), The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation

As an ITS major, I have taken both business-intensive and technology-intensive courses. I am also thankful for the thorough support and guidance of the faculty. 
Swetha Pearam

Swetha Pearam, MS’19

SAP Consultant, Vistex

The SAP TERP10 certification indeed helped me explore various other products of SAP and their impact in the business processes.  

Krishna Chaitanya Varma Rudraraju, MS’15

SAP Consultant

The enterprise courses offered at UTD have helped me to gain the functional and technical expertise in ERP and SAP. 
Sumeet Kumar

Sumeet Kumar, MS’20

Business Analyst, ASML

Business Analytics program at UTD is definitely one of the best in the nation. The program always strives to address the changing needs in the industry. 
Arati Deshpande

Arati Deshpande, MS’18

SAP Certified Associate

In past 2 years, in the MSITM program, I improved my SAP ERP skills and eventually got a full-time job in the same field.  

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.  
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. 
swati singh

Swati Singh, MS’18

Business Planning Manager, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The program is ideal for those who want to progress in analytics domain while engaging with growing volume, variety and velocity of data.  
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Archit Kiran Satra, MS’18

Digital Analyst II – Digital Analytics & Insights ALSAC – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

The Business Analytics program taught me how to place emphasis on the practical application of analytics to real-world business problems and decision making. 
Simone Luong

Simone Luong, MS’15

Business Analyst, UTC Aerospace Systems

The SAP TERP10 certification course was an intense, but eye-opening, experience, and this certification provided creditability to my SAP skills during my job search.  
Neethu Narayanan

Neethu Narayanan, MS’20

Database Developer, Copart Inc

The journey at UTD has been eventful and life changing. The two years spent at UTD has helped me grow personally and professionally. I was learning new and challenging things every day. 
Praneeth Gummaraju

Praneeth Gummaraju, MS’19

Cloud Support Associate, Amazon Web Services

I chose to pursue my Master’s degree the UTD because the program covered a wide range of areas and offered 5 tracks which are highly valued in the market.  
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Alumni Spotlights

Read the success stories from JSOM alumni who earned their degree from the Jindal School of Management. These alumni are current professionals who share their insights about their experience and life after graduating from UT Dallas.

Michelle (Abuda) Maraj

J. Michelle (Abuda) Maraj, BS’14, MS’15

Financial Systems Analyst, Lyft

J. Michelle (Abuda) Maraj, now living in San Jose, California, powered through her master’s degree in business analytics just a year after she earned her BS in what is now information technology and systems.

Abu Sadeq, BS’94, MS’99

CEO and CISO, Zartech Inc.

Sadeq earned two degrees at what is now known as Naveen Jindal School of Management. He received a BS/Business Administration and an MS/Management Information Systems.

Gaurav Shekhar

Gaurav Shekhar, MS’16

Assistant Professor, Jindal School Of Management, Ut Dallas

After completing his master’s degree in Information Technology and Management, Shekhar stayed at UT Dallas as a staff member and instructor. He now is program director of the Jindal School’s MS in Business Analytics and an assistant professor of instruction for information systems coursework.

Harrison Coney

Harrison Coney, BS’12

Information Security Officer, Cognosante

I enjoy the fact that every day I come to work, it is an opportunity for me to experience and learn something new. It is an ever-change profession. &nbsp

Atanas Hansen

Atanas Hansen, BS’11 MS’13

Senior Business Analyst; New York Life Insurance Company

Working for a 173-year-old company provides a fantastic environment to observe how business processes and technology evolved over time. 

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Information Systems 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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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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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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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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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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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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