Information Systems

Learn to define problems, develop systems, construct applications, and program to excel in various professional opportunities with a major in information systems.

Bryant University Professor Ken Sousa teaches a class.

At A Glance

What You’ll Learn:

  • Critical knowledge of information systems and how to develop technical solutions to corporate challenges.
  • The basics of computer programming and proficiency in database management and application development.

What You’ll Do:

  • Engage in meaningful applied learning through dynamic internships and co-ops.
  • Select your own specialized content track in application development, cybersecurity, or data analytics. 

Where You'll Go:

  • Positions such as computer programmer, cybersecurity analyst, database administrator, information systems manager, software developer, and systems analyst.
  • Careers in a broad range of fields, including business, nonprofit, government agencies, healthcare, education, and technology. 

Program Level: Undergraduate

Offered As: Major, Minor

College/School: College of Business

Where Our Students Go

Graduates of Bryant’s Information Systems and Analytics Department go on to prestigious graduate schools and are in demand by business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

  • Amica
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CVS Health
  • EY
  • Fidelity Investments
  • FM Global
  • Gartner, Inc.
  • Logitech
  • Oracle
  • Predictive Index
  • State Street
  • The Hartford
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Bentley University
  • Bryant University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • University of Connecticut
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Hear From Our Students

Katelyn Caldarone '24

“My minor has been beneficial because of the formal training in programming languages such as Python and R. I intend to go into a research-intensive career, so competency in various programming languages is highly valuable.”

Katelyn Caldarone ’24

Major: Psychology
Minor: Information Systems 
Hometown: Chepachet, RI

Learn Through Experience

Bryant students engage with digital content in the Data Visualization Lab.

Internships and Career Advancement

  • Network with accomplished application developer, analytics, and information systems alumni to explore different paths.
  • Secure internships and co-ops in a variety of industries by working with faculty and through our nationally recognized Amica Center for Career Education.
  • Discuss career opportunities from 400+ prestigious firms at on-campus career fairs.


  • Work on various IT projects with faculty members through funded research or directed study.
  • Present your research at conferences and/or publish your research in academic journals.
  • Design a mobile device app through Bryant’s annual App-a-Thon competition.
  • Participate in Bryant’s Research and Engagement Day (REDay).
  • Present a thesis or research topic through the Honors Program. 


  • Volunteer for summer high school programming/data science camp.
  • Participate in Bryant-sponsored analytics conferences.

Clubs and Organizations

  • AI and Robotics Interest Group
  • Data Science Association
  • Women in Technology Club
Students use VR headsets in Bryant's Data Visualization Lab.

Data Visualization Lab

Located in the Bello Center for Information Technology, Bryant’s Data Visualization Lab includes virtual reality workstations, headsets, and a large array of wall-mounted digital displays. The lab is open to everyone in the Bryant community and offers students an opportunity to expand their learning beyond the classroom.

About This Program