Missouri University of Science and Technology
Information Science & Technology
Today’s businesses demand professionals who understand information technologies, are comfortable in a digital environment, and can synthesize, analyze, and learn from vast amounts of information.
This is a field of study that provides the necessary skills to connect people and technology in today’s workforce. Graduates hold managerial positions in technological companies, test software for user compatibility, manage networking within a company, and design and implement web applications.
Where do information scientists work?
In a technological world, this degree will give you an edge in the job market. The field includes enterprise-resource planning, database management, human-computer interaction, e-commerce and web development, technology usability, and integrated business systems.
IST blends business skills, data, technology, and communication.
Information scientists work with people. IST is a computing-focused degree, but you'll spend most of your day working with customers, not machines.
You'll study the application of IT, how people interact with technologies, and how to manage both people and information in a business.
S&T's focus on Enterprise Resource Planning is one of the most highly regarded programs of its kind in the US.
Average starting salary for S&T IST grads: $57,025.