Computer information systems professionals analyze business opportunities and problems, then design and build solutions using the power of information technologies. Students in the CIS program gain the business and technical skills that will prepare them to move quickly from technical to leadership roles within the organization. Graduates work for global service firms, IT consulting firms, hospitals, software companies, defense industry firms, telecommunications companies, and web design firms, to name a few.

 
Job titles held by some of our graduates:
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Application Developer
  • Business Intelligence Specialist
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Computer Forensics Specialist
  • Customer Supplort Manager
  • Database Analyst
  • Information Security Specialist
  • IT Auditor
  • IT Consultant
  • IT Risk Advisor
  • Management Consultant
  • Network Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Security Analyst Software Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Integration Consultant
  • Technical Sales Manager
  • Technical Support Engineer
  • Telecommunications Analyst
  • Web Developer
Recent employers of JMU CIS majors:
  • Accenture
  • Booz Allen
  • Capital One
  • CGI
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Freddie Mac
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Enterprise
  • IBM
  • ICF International/ Interactive
  • KPMG
  • Microsoft
  • PwC

Job placement assistance is available through JMU’s Career & Academic Planning office.

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