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Business Information Systems

  • Available as major (B.S. degree)
    A network of problem-free, error-free computers and software anchors every successful business. You can be the professional who makes that happen.

  • An organization’s technology infrastructure — including network security, Internet and intranet operations — is the backbone of success in today’s world. The need for technical professionals with a strong business background continues to grow.

    This field focuses on the development, application and management of information systems in business environments.

    Prepare to enter this challenging field where you will become the expert in analyzing, processing, collecting and storing information. Design and manage the technical tools for effective communication. Direct or coordinate research into customers, clients, productivity or marketing. Build software to serve specialized needs. Create the many levels of dynamic web pages. Integrate all necessary applications for seamless service.

    At Olivet, you can: 

    • Study Christian faith and formation, business statistics, business law, systems analysis and design, web programming.
    • Gain knowledge about the most popular computer programs and applications for businesses.
    • Learn how to design, build and troubleshoot software programs. 
    • And so much more!

    Putting knowledge to work

    Join with Enactus (formerly known as SIFE) to teach the business and technology skills you learn in the classroom to those in the communities around you. Take the lead in developing and implementing projects focusing on market economics, financial literacy, success skills, entrepreneurship, environmental sustainability and ethics.

    Internships – Build your résumé, make connections and network with professionals while you learn skills that help you survive and thrive on the job.

    Careers

    If you are a person who is:

    • seeking opportunities to prepare, maintain, analyze and interpret information
    • curious and creative
    • detail-oriented
    • organized
    • a good communicator
    • skilled in both math and technology

    then you want to consider a degree and career in business information systems.

    Possible careers include: business manager, product manager, systems analyst, project manager, business reengineering, software development, information technology security, systems administrator

    Business Information Systems is part of the Department of Business and the Department of Computer Science within the School of Professional Studies. 

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  • Gain the skills and the knowledge you need to build a successful career.