Information Systems Program Resources

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Learn more about the Information Systems, both the programs and the discipline.

We hope you join a community of peers, professors, staff and alumni that comprises the Information Systems (IS) Academic Area at the Jindal School. The IS learning community is close-knit and deeply knowledgeable. As an IS student you engage with a wealth of insight and experience that can challenge you and help you realize your potential as a professional and as a person.

Use this Information Systems resource page to get in-depth information about academic and specialized programs, faculty seminars, conferences, careers, community activity and more!

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.

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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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