Kaplan University

BS in Business Administration - Information Systems Management

Kaplan University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Information Systems Management program is designed to provide students with an educational background in business management and information technology management. Read more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Information Systems Management

School Offering Program:

Kaplan University

Degree Level:

Bachelor of Science

Program Description:

Kaplan University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Information Systems Management program is designed to help provide students with the management, leadership, and communication skills to work in a business setting. Enrolled students take courses in management, accounting, finance, marketing, economics, ethics, and business law. The program also includes general education courses and specialized instruction in information systems management. The program culminates with a capstone project related to the career focus area.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length/Total Credits Required:

180 credits. Kaplan University defines an academic year as the time in which a full-time student is expected to complete three terms of instructional time. Full-time students are expected to complete at least 36 credit hours within the academic year.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include military aid and federal, state, and private lending programs.

Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Career Focus Area in Information Systems Management:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Kaplan University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core and Elective Requirements

  • CM 107: College Composition I (5 credits)
  • CM 220: College Composition II (5 credits)
  • CS 204: Professional Presence (3 credits)
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • MM 150: Survey of Mathematics
    • MM 212: College Algebra
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • HU 200: Critical Evaluation in the Humanities
    • HU 245: Ethics
    • HU 250: Humanities and Culture
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • SC 200: Discovering Science - Current Issues in a Changing World
    • SC 235: General Biology I - Human Perspectives
    • SC 246: Fundamentals of Microbiology
    • SC 250: Science for Everyday Life
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • SS 211: The 1960s - Reshaping the American Dream
    • SS 236: People, Power, and Politics - An Introduction to American Government
    • SS 250: The Technological Revolution - A Social Scientific Approach
  • Open electives (59 credits)

Major Requirements

  • BU 224: Microeconomics (5 credits)
  • MM 255: Business Math and Statistical Measures (5 credits)
  • MT 140: Introduction to Management (5 credits)
  • MT 217: Finance (5 credits)
  • MT 219: Marketing (5 credits)
  • MM 305: Business Statistics and Quantitative Analysis (6 credits)
  • MT 302: Organizational Behavior (6 credits)
  • MT 460: Management Policy and Strategy (6 credits)
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • AC 113: Accounting for Nonaccounting Majors
    • AC 114: Accounting I
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • BU 204: Macroeconomics
    • MT 220: Global Business
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • MT 203: Human Resource Management
    • MT 209: Small Business Management
  • Choose one of the following (6 credits):
    • LS 311: Business Law
    • LS 312: Ethics and the Legal Environment
  • Choose one of the following (6 credits):
    • MT 355: Marketing Research
    • MT 450: Marketing Management
    • 300/400 Level: Marketing Elective
  • Choose one of the following (6 credits):
    • MT 400: Business Process Management
    • MT 435: Operations Management
  • Choose one of the following (6 credits):
    • MT 445: Managerial Economics
    • MT 480: Corporate Finance
  • Choose one of the following (6 credits):
    • MT 490: Management Capstone Externship
    • MT 499: Bachelor's Capstone in Management

Information Systems Management Requirements

  • IT 301: Project Management I (6 credits)
  • IT 402: IT Consulting Skills (6 credits)
  • MT 300: Management of Information Systems (6 credits)
  • MT 451: Managing Technological Innovation (6 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After completing Kaplan University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Information Systems Management program, students may choose to advance their education in a graduate degree program.† Completing a master's program could allow students to learn more about business administration, management, information systems, or a related area.

Master's degrees that graduates could pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Management

Career Paths:

Students who complete Kaplan University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Information Systems Management program could seek out administrative and management careers in the business field. They could also choose to use their knowledge of information systems to start their own consulting business or work in the IT departments of large and small businesses.

Positions that graduates could pursue include:

  • Information systems manager
  • Information technology consultant
  • Network administrator
  • Database administrator
  • Office manager

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