Programs in business information systems are designed to give you a competitive advantage as a job-seeker, while also teaching you valuable skills as an individual. Students will gain experience in using technology for managing business functions and projects, communication, financial systems and decision support.
Students learn how to help organizations design and use information systems for conducting transactions, managing information about customers, employees and suppliers, and ensuring the security of communications.
Database management systems are now an indispensable tool for managing enterprise information. The student will achieve a strong theoretical foundation in databases for further insight in addressing complex performance and management issues related to handling large amounts of data in an organization.
ACIS 5504: Information Systems Design & Database Concept
Prerequisites: None; offered fall, spring
ACIS 5524: Advanced Data Management Systems
Prerequisites: ACIS 5504; offered fall, spring
ACIS 5534: Systems Development
Prerequisites: ACIS 5524; starts spring 2016
Virginia Tech has more than 15 years of serving as an industry leader in online master of information technology programs, and was recently ranked #2 in U.S. News & World Report, along with the following distinctions:
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