Willie A. Deese College of Business and Economics

Business Information Systems and Analytics

We prepare business information technology professionals for the ever-changing workforce. Our program builds students' business knowledge and enhances their skills in technology, communication, critical thinking, leadership, ethics, and team building. Graduates are prepared for careers in business, industry, government, and other organizations.

The Department of Business Information Systems and Analytics (BISA) currently houses two degrees:

B.S. - Business Information Technology degree—The strength of this degree has the capability to customize your learning through four Information Technology electives and three free electives. With these electives, you can select courses in your area of interest, whether it is web design, IT security, database management, programming, or other specialties. Or you can choose to gain a breadth of knowledge in multiple areas of interest.

Students graduating with this degree have gained jobs with employers such as Lenovo, CISCO, Microsoft, Amazon, Wells Fargo, NSA, AT&T, and Proctor and Gamble. They hold positions in a variety of careers: data specialist, database administrator, project management, instructional technology facilitator, technical service specialist, quality engineer, quality assurance analyst, digital media instructor, etc. 

The Business Information Technology degree can be completed on campus or entirely online.

B.S. - Management degree with a Management Information Systems Concentration—The MIS concentration provides an opportunity for students to learn about the types of information systems utilized in organizations as well as how they can be managed to effectively support and streamline processes and strategy. This concentration is only offered on campus.

Student Organization—AITP
Students can participate in the student organization, Association for Information Technology Professionals (AITP). AITP exposes students to networking and professional development opportunities and to the latest developments in information technology business applications.
For more information please contact AITP Faculty Advisors: Dr. Alex Yap, ayyap@ncat.edu and Dr. Wiley Brown, wsbrown@ncat.edu