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What will I learn?

The information systems major at SAU is a great fit for the tech-savvy student who has a mind for the business world. The strength of the major is its combination of technology skills with a thorough grounding in all the functional areas of business. Information Systems graduates are valuable assets for a wide range of specialized fields, from accounting and marketing to engineering and medicine. Currently, information systems alumni from SAU are employed with firms such as Murphy USA, Acxiom, and Farm Bureau Insurance of Arkansas.

What to expect

In the first two years, students take a broad range of classes both in the Rankin College of Business and across campus. In the students’ final two years, courses focus more on the degree. Students are assigned a member of the information systems faculty as an advisor to help with class scheduling, professional mentoring, and career placement.

Job placement

The Rankin College of Business has a strong record of job placement for graduates in all fields, and information systems majors are no exception.

Learning Goals

Graduates from the College of Business can communicate effectively.
Our graduates are prepared to be socially responsible citizens.
Our graduates can think critically, solve problems, and make informed decisions.
Our graduates can use technology effectively in their fields.
Our graduates have content knowledge in their chosen fields and the necessary skills to be successful.

Which department am I in?

Rankin College of Business

Study options

Full Time (120 hours)

Tuition fees
US$13,600.00 per year
Application deadline

2 December 2022

Start date

11 January 2023


Rankin College of Business

100 E. University,



71753, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have official transcripts listing courses, examinations, grades, and marks from your high school or college/university.

For international students

Students must have official transcripts and marks from your high school or college/university. We require a 2.0 minimum GPA for all the incoming freshmen students.

Minimum English Requirements (must meet one of the following)

A score of 500 or higher on the written TOEFL

A score of 173 or higher on the computerized TOEFL

A score of 61 or higher on the internet-based TOEFL

A score of Band 5.5 (overall) on the IELTS

A score of 43 or higher on PTE (Pearson Test of English)

A score of 90 or higher on Duolingo

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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