Information systems students learn to design, deliver, and use information and communication technologies to solve problems for companies, governments, and society.
As an information systems student, you will build a solid foundation in computing, communications, and software development. You will also study social sciences and organizational theory to develop critical thinking and understand the human impacts of technological change.
The curriculum includes:
- Information systems core
- Technical core
- Information systems breadth
- Information systems concentrations
- General education
The flexible nature of the program means you can explore your interests and shape your degree according to your specific goals.
Through two semester-long, team-based projects, students gain the experience of working with a real-word client and developing a mobile app, technology solution or systems idea.
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
“I did two internships and I found I had to apply what I learned in university if I wanted to succeed. These internships made me confident that Carnegie Mellon is preparing me well for my future career.”
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
Arts and Sciences
Arts and Sciences courses include mandatory and elective classes in a wide range of academic areas, including Arabic studies, chemistry, English, history, math, psychology and physics.Learn more