Learn the concepts and skills needed to meet the information technology needs and challenges of the Information Age workplace and society as an Information Science and Technology (I.S.T.) major or minor.

I.S.T. majors choose between a Mathematics or a Business track to acquire either a strong mathematical foundation for scientific applications or a foundation in business for information management.

Information Science and Technology Program Details

The I.S.T. prepares students for graduate school or a career that allows them to apply information science to an ever-changing technology climate in business and industry.

Students learn concepts and skills needed for designing, programming and implementing information systems to solve real-world problems, while also acquiring either a strong mathematical foundation for scientific applications (in the Mathematics track) or a foundation in business for management information (in the Business track).

By concentrating on fundamental concepts in computer science, I.S.T. program students are prepared to make significant contributions in their chosen field.

The internship program exposes students to real-world situations where they gain confidence and enhance their employment opportunities.

Employment Outlook

Students in the I.S.T. program are prepared to continue their studies in graduate school, or to enter the workforce with careers in:

  • Programming
  • System analysis and design
  • Information management
  • System integration

Program Highlights

  • Major or minor option
  • Robust internship program
  • Provides a broad-based skill set applicable to a wide variety of fields

Skills Learned

Understand and apply the major information technologies and elements of a computer-based information system (computer hardware and software, database, applications software, human-computer interface, networks, telecommunications, Internet, and others)

  • Solve organizational and business problems and achieve strategic and competitive advantage using information technology
  • Designing computer-based information systems by applying software development processes, methods, and techniques
  • Understand and apply analytical techniques for determining, obtaining, and documenting system user's requirements
  • Present and communicate work by writing reports and making oral presentations
  • Work collaboratively, assist in the facilitation of group goal setting and decision-making, and support efforts of group members
  • Develop analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills

Cabrini University is located in a safe community a short train ride from Philadelphia.We are minutes away from King of Prussia Mall the largest shopping complex on the East Coast, and less than three hours from New York City and Washington, D.C.

The average academic and need based scholarship is $23,000.00.Our total estimated cost is $46,000.00 Cabrini is ranked as a top small university and a best value for students with over 35 academic majors.

Student teacher ratio 16 to 1

Average class size 16

92% of full time faculty have their doctorate or terminal degree.

92% of Cabrini graduates are employed, in graduate school, or completing a year of service within 10 months of graduating.

Program taught in:
  • English
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Last updated October 31, 2018
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