There are only three schools based in St. Louis that offer studies in information systems. Based on school type, student services and distinctions, the following university is considered a top school in St. Louis for degree programs in information systems:
- Winner: The University of Missouri - St. Louis is the only public institution and the largest school in terms of student enrollment that has information systems degree programs. Students can earn a bachelor' or master's degree in this field of study.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Missouri - St. Louis|
|Distinctions||Third largest university in Missouri and the largest research university in the St. Louis region*|
|Location||St. Louis, Missouri|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $9,474 (in state); $24,429 (out-of-state)**|
|Information Systems Degrees Offered||Bachelor's and master's|
|Information Systems Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2012-2013||51**|
|Most Popular Information Systems Degree in 2012-2013||Bachelor's (41 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||46%**|
|Noteworthy||Information systems students have exclusive access to an Advanced IS Lab|
Sources: *University of Missouri - St. Louis; **NCES College Navigator
The University of Missouri - St. Louis
- Co-op opportunities available
- Computer Center Building houses six advanced technology classrooms
- Student services include a mentoring program, an IS Programming Club and free tutoring
The University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL) is a public institution that has a student population of more than 16,000. The Information Systems Department of the College of Business Administration offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in information systems.
In the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems program, students learn about programming, analysis and design and database development. Required courses include database management systems, information systems analysis, e-commerce, website design and business administration problems.
While studying advanced concepts in information systems processes and design, students of the Master of Science in Information Systems program complete a core business course so they're prepared to become information technology managers. Topics of study include financial and managerial accounting, production and operations management, contemporary marketing concepts, database management systems and Internet programming.