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UTSA College of Business Information SystemsThe UTSA Information Systems program provides the foundation to apply an information resources perspective to all aspects of an organization.

Our program applies basic information technologies in a business organization, including computer hardware and software analysis, design and telecommunications to business issues such as information flow, decision making, organizational design, strategic planning and new product development.

Career Opportunities

Visit the NICE Framework Resource Center to learn more about cyber security jobs and the knowledge, skills and experience needed by practitioners in the wide range of cyber security jobs that exist today.

Marketable Skills

  • Analytical thinking
  • Information system management
  • Interpersonal relations and teamwork
  • Technological skills (e.g., hardware, software, networking, programming, etc.)
  • Written and oral communication and presentation skills

Scholarships

External


Department of Information Systems & Cyber SecurityUndergraduate StudiesDegree Requirements

Program-at-a-Glance
120

Minimum Credit Hours

8

Required Cyber Courses

3

Cyber Electives

$93,730

Median Salary for a Computer Systems Analyst (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

7%

Projected Employment Growth for Computer Systems Analysts from 2020 to 2030

Experiential Learning
Internships
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Engage in Internships

Engage in internships during your program to gain valuable experience to help you secure employment and excel in your professional career.

CompTIA
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UTSA Student Chapter for CompTIA

We support students interested in acquiring cyber security certifications, host company spotlights and professional guest-speaker events and facilitate collegiate cybersecurity competitions.

CCDC Team
Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

Student are selected for an annual competition team that trains to operate, manage and protect a simulated corporate network infrastructure.

Computer Security Association
UTSA Computer Security Association
Computer Security Association at UTSA

We provide members with cyber security training, resources, lectures, guest speakers, 'security wargames', and professional events to prepare UTSA's best Cyber minds for the real world.

Cyber Jedis
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Cyber Jedis at UTSA

We are a student club that provides a collaborative space for people of all skill levels to enhance their knowledge in cybersecurity. Learn valuable tools and techniques that you can use in the classroom and in your future career.

WiCyS
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WiCyS Student Chapter at UTSA

The Women in Cyber Security is a national organization dedicated to bringing together women in cybersecurity from academia, research and industry to share knowledge, experience, networking and mentoring.

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Employers Who Recruit Information Systems Students
  • 16th Air Force
  • Amazon
  • Arctic Wolf
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • CACI
  • Chevron
  • DoE National Laboratories
  • Ernst & Young
  • Frost Bank
  • H-E-B
  • Home Depot
  • MITRE
  • National Security Agency
  • Northrup Grumman
  • PwC
  • Rackspace
  • Raytheon
  • USAA
  • Valero
Featured Courses
  • Advanced Topics in Information Systems
  • Application Development
  • Database Management
  • Essentials of Technology Management
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Programming (Python, Java, scripting)
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Telecommunications and Networking

Cyber security classroom

Engage in Undergraduate Research

Pre-Ph.D. Pathway to Doctoral Degree

Addressing a pressing need in the marketplace, the college’s Pre-Ph.D. Pathway provides an opportunity to gain valuable research experience to help you explore opportunities for a future career in academia or in a research-intensive field.

Learn more

Engage in funded research at an R1 university through the Cyber Center for Security and Analytics, which conducts high-impact, applied cyber security and data science research, development, operations and training to address imperative societal issues and national challenges.

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Department Information

Main Office: NPB 3.110
Phone: 210-458-6300
Fax: 210-458-6305
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security

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