Loyola University Maryland

The Rizzo Career Center

Information Systems

Overview of Major
Potential Job Titles
Examples of Internships 
Possible Career Fields
Possible Work Settings
Important Skills and Abilities
Sample Web Resources
Sample Graduate Programs Pursued by Information Systems Majors
Where Recent Information Systems Graduates Were Hired  

Overview of Major

An information systems major provides students with both managerial and in-depth technology knowledge to be effective leaders and decision makers. Coursework covers data management, business intelligence, networks, security, web-enabled applications, project management, financial information systems, and global issues in technology.


Potential Job Titles

  • Consultant
  • Business Development Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Federal IT Advisory Associate
  • Global Network Analyst
  • Equity Compass Strategies Associate
  • Tech Support
  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT Administrator
  • Programmer Trainee
  • Computer Systems Engineer
  • Operations Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • Associate IT Auditor
  • Systems Analyst
  • Office Automation Specialist
  • Technical Sales Representative

Examples of Internships

  • AON Consulting
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Stanley Black & Decker
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • CB Richard Ellis
  • Office of the Lt. Governor
  • Cintas Corporation
  • OSP Systems
  • CitiFinancial
  • PHH Arval
  • Coherent, Inc
  • Thompson Prometric
  • Delta Consulting
  • Under Armour
  • Legg Mason
  • Verizon
  • Lockheed Martin

Possible Career Fields

Systems Development

  • Analysis
  • Design
  • Systems integration
  • Database administration
  • Support
  • Business application development

Network Technology

  • Intranet development & administration
  • Support
  • Hardware & software design


  • Programming
  • Systems analysis
  • Hardware production
  • Website design & administration
  • Software design




  • Customer service
  • Product support
  • Technical writing
  • Training
  • Sales
  • Marketing

Possible Work Settings

  • Financial institutions
  • Government
  • Consulting firms
  • Manufacturers
  • Telecommunications companies
  • Retailers
  • Computer companies
  • Healthcare organizations
  • Entertainment companies
  • Educational institutions
  • Hotels
  • Insurance companies
  • Internet service providers
  • Network access points
  • Hardware & software vendors

Important Skills and Abilities

  • Data analysis
  • Systems thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Initiative
  • Communication & interpersonal
  • Relationship building
  • Team player
  • Creativity
  • Teaching
  • Customer service
  • Staying abreast of current trends & technology

Sample Web Resources

Sample Graduate Programs Pursued by Information Systems Majors

  • MBA, Finance
  • MBA, Management Information Systems
  • MS, Computer Information Systems
  • MS, Information Assurance
  • Master of Information Analysis and Management
  • MS, Information and Communication Technologies

Where Recent Information Systems Graduates Were Hired

The Career Center at Loyola University Maryland conducts an annual follow-up survey with new Loyola graduates between six and nine months after Commencement to paint a comprehensive picture of the professional paths each class has chosen.

Here's a snapshot of where our information systems majors were hired or went on to graduate school:


Booz Allen Hamilton IT - Management Consultant
Affiliate Window - Technical Services Integration Specialist
CapGemini - Consultant
Cision Business - Development Associate
CITI Group - IT Analyst
Citrin Cooperman - Jr. Business Analyst
Deloitte - Tech Analyst
Grant Thornton - IT Advisory Associate

Graduate/Professional Schools

University Maryland University College - M.S., Cybersecurity


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