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Information Systems, B.Sc.

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  • 48 months
    Duration
Erie, PA, United States
The Information Systems program from Gannon University is designed to prepare the student for careers in the information processing and technology industries. Students develop skills in the design, modeling and development of computer-based information systems. These include two primary areas of study: computing and business.
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Overview

To support the development of computing skills, students learn to utilize and critique technology associated with the systems and apply them to business. To support the development of business skills, a portion of the curriculum emphasizes the role and concepts of the different functional areas of business. In addition, students develop communication and interpersonal skills in order to prepare them to interact positively in the marketplace.

Students incorporate facets of their professional education with facets of societal awareness to make ethical decisions, both professional and personal. Ultimately, the students leave with the foundation to define a high quality of life by integrating their profession with lifestyle decisions.

Information Systems majors from Gannon University will develop skills in design, modeling and development of computer and information systems. To support these technical skills, students learn to practice teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills.

You Will Earn

Students will be well prepared for employment or graduate work, and to continue developing as a computing professional. This includes adaptability to different disciplines, environments and tasks. Gannon IS graduates are fully prepared for employment in chosen post-graduate pursuits.

Salaries in the field vary depending on the location and type of organization.

  • Starting salary: $51,900
  • Mid-career salary: $87,200

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    129 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Problem Solving and Computer
  • Programming and Lab
  • Requirements and Project Management
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Programming in UNIX
  • Database Management Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    53

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Completion of 16 academic units at the high school level, four of which must be English; remainder of units are to be comprised of four units in mathematics including geometry and trigonometry or pre-calculus, four units of science including physics, and four units in any combination of social sciences and foreign languages.
  • Academic course selection, grades, letters of recommendation, personal statement and SAT/ACT scores will be carefully reviewed for admission consideration.
  • Demonstrate motivation and curiosity through interests and extracurricular activities.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16135 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16135 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Erie

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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