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Information Systems & Data Analytics

Overview of Major
What Can I Do With This Major?
Potential Job Titles
Examples of Internship Sites & Potential Employers
Learn from Alumni
Additional Web Resources

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.


What can I do with this major?

Learn more about career options in your field by clicking below to learn about different focus areas, typical employers, and strategies to get started. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page for links to Professional Associations, industry job search tools, and resources for additional insight.

Use O*Net for additional career research and to explore the tasks and activities typical in various careers. Browsing through job postings on Handshake (and other sites) while you are still making a career decision can provide insight into the industry; taking note of required qualifications lets you know what skills and experiences to seek out during your time at Loyola.

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 Internship Sites & Potential Employers

  • 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

Learn from Alumni

Join Loyola Connect, an online networking platform just for the Loyola community, to search for alumni by major, industry, location, and more. Get advice and insight from those who have been in your shoes. You can also explore profiles of Loyola students and alumni on LinkedIn. Considering asking an alum for an Informational Interview to learn more about their career, employer, and industry trends.

Additional Web Resources