What is information systems?
From programming to project management to creating new ventures, the field of information systems uses technological tools to generate, process and distribute information in an effective, efficient way.
Information systems professionals analyze how organizations are operating, design new ways to address problems and challenges, and implement ideas that improve productivity and efficiency.
What will I study?
The Information Systems program requires its students to complete a minimum of 27 units of a content area. The following content areas are offered at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar:
- Computing and information systems and technology
- Social and global systems
- User-centered information design
- Applied informatics
What will I do with my degree?
Typical career fields for new information systems graduates include project managers, IT and risk management consultants, entrepreneurial ventures, business analysts, web and mobile application developers, application designers and user experience testing.
Information systems grads are across Qatar and around the world
“Being part of CMU-Q was a defining moment in my life. As a student, I was constantly encouraged to seek knowledge from various disciplines beyond my own. The skills I gained at university helped me become more innovative and technology-focused.”
Competitions and hackathons
Information systems (IS) students practice interdisciplinary methods from day one, making CMU-Q IS students very competitive at hackathons and innovation competitions.Learn more
Information Systems students at CMU-Q can choose from an extensive slate of academic enrichment opportunities that enhance their work in the classroom.Learn more
General Education includes mandatory and elective classes in a wide range of academic areas, including Arabic, architecture, chemistry, design, English, history, math and physics.Learn more
Meet the Faculty
Mohammad AazamAssistant Teaching Professor, Information Systems
Chadi AounTeaching Professor, Information Systems
Houda BouamorAssociate Area Head, Information Systems
Associate Teaching Professor, Information Systems