Information Systems

"...a good size school in a good location, had small class sizes, was military friendly, was affordable and had the program that I wanted..." -- Edward Bridge, WIU's Lincoln Academy Student Laureate

A bachelor's degree in Information Systems prepares students to organize, develop, and manage systems that support and streamline business activities in contemporary organizations.

Information Systems

Possible Careers

  • Information Analyst
  • Information Systems Application Developer
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Healthcare Informatics
Why Choose Information Systems at WIU?

Our students have access to leading-edge computing technology in the School of Computer Sciences. You will gain experience on a variety of computing equipment.

  • Laboratories full of the latest microcomputers from Dell and Apple
  • A networking laboratory with CISCO networking equipment
  • Enterprise-class computers from SUN Microsystems
  • A large IBM Mainframe

With the experience you'll gain at WIU, you'll be well equipped to make key technology decisions during your working career. Our faculty have a variety of experience, degrees, and research interests. At WIU, you will learn from experts in the following areas:

  • management of strategic information systems,
  • virtual teaming,
  • business applications of artificial intelligence methods,
  • e-business,
  • knowledge representation,
  • intelligent systems,
  • computer architecture,
  • computer languages,
  • databases,
  • distributed processing,
  • networking,
  • software engineering, and more!
Meet Some of Our Graduates

At A Glance

  • Degrees Available: Bachelor of Science
  • Minor: Yes
  • Graduate Degree: No
  • Campus: Macomb & Quad Cities
  • Study Opportunities: Honors


School of Computer Sciences
Stipes Hall 447
1 University Drive
Macomb, IL 61455-1390
Phone: (309) 298-1452
Fax: (309) 298-2302

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