The online programs from the School of Information Studies attract diverse professionals from across the nation. Get to know some of our outstanding students.
Program: MS in Information Management
Current Job Title: Information Systems and Business Development Professional
"I’ve taken project management, system analysis, database concepts/administration and information security classes. All the courses enabled me to approach daily challenges with a new mindset. Through my courses, I have been able to provide immediate value to the organizations I work with by resolving complex problems."
Program: MS in Information Management: Executive Track
Current Job Title: Senior Business Intelligence Analyst at Imerys Filtration
"In the Information Systems Analysis class, I am learning how to gather systems requirements, develop system use cases, develop systems data flow diagrams, and design information systems. I am using these skills to design a global inventory management portal for my employer."
Current Job Title: Director of Budget and Strategic Planning, Office of the CIO at Colgate University
"Organizations lose a lot of money every year due to mishandling of data, data breaches, and inconsistent data that could be used for decision-making. Managing, analyzing, validating, and securing all of that data can be a challenge. Having the knowledge to take on this challenge is very beneficial."
Current Job Title: Key Account Partner at Southern New Hampshire University
"I can apply a lot of what I’ve already learned to my current role in marketing and recruitment. As a specific example, my reference class (IST 605) taught me excellent interview skills, how to get to the root of a question being asked, how to plan a lesson plan for future presentations, and excellent customer service skills."
Current Job Title: Teen Library Associate at Tulsa City-County Library
"This degree will give me the skills I need to confidently move forward on my career path. I’ve already learned so much I can put into practice right now. I look forward to continuing to grow in knowledge and with skills to keep up with cutting-edge library service."