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 operate, design new ways to address challenges, and implement transformative innovations that improve productivity and competitiveness.
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.
“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
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
Chadi AounProgram Director, Information Systems
Associate Teaching Professor, Information Systems
Houda BouamorAssistant Teaching Professor of Information Systems
Anis CharfiAssociate Teaching Professor, Information Systems
Susan M. HaganAssociate Teaching Professor, Information Systems
Divakaran LiginlalTeaching Professor, Information Systems
Selma Limam MansarSenior Associate Dean, Education
Area Head, Information Systems
Full Teaching Professor, Information Systems