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Programs in Business Information Systems

Are you a tech-savvy problem solver? If you enjoy working with people and technology, this degree is for you.

In the age of digital information and communications, employers require business professionals who can manage the computer technology requirements crucial to an organization’s success. From energy and finance to technology and health care, new applications of technology in the workplace continue to drive demand for BIS experts.

TU has a long track record of equipping students for rewarding careers in one of the fastest-growing business areas in the country. Our small classes led by faculty who are leaders in their field are designed to give you the tools to analyze end-user needs, build business information systems, manage BIS projects, and help companies meet tech goals. Outside the classroom, you will have opportunities to work closely with professionals in accounting, finance, management, and operations.

40+ Years in Information Systems Education

100% Success Rate for TU BIS Majors

$65K+ Average Salary for BIS Managers

#1 National Merit Scholars

Professional Opportunities

New applications of technology in the workplace will continue to drive demand for BIS professionals well into the future. Jobs with competitive starting salaries are available in just about any industry, from energy and finance to technology and health care. Distinguished TU BIS alumni employers include Verizon, Chick-fil-A Corporation, ConocoPhillips, Paycom, and Phillips 66, among others.

Job opportunities:

  • Project/team leader
  • Information system analyst
  • Applications programmer
  • Software engineer
  • Web developer

Beyond the Classroom

    • Set the stage for lifelong learning and success.

      Learning is an individualized journey that extends far beyond a major or the walls of a classroom. TU’s Office of Integrative and Experiential Learning (OIEL) provides opportunities for scholars to enliven their studies through global education, research, scholarship, and interdisciplinary programs. Our real-world academic enrichment opportunities are designed to challenge students and enhance their personal and professional educational experience.


    • Make your TU experience as rich and diverse as you like.

      TU students have abundant opportunities to get involved with clubs and organizations to develop new skills, meet new friends, and make lifetime memories. From international clubs, music groups, and intramural sports to Greek life, student government, and on-campus leadership, there’s truly something for everyone at TU. Our multi-faceted extracurricular options perfectly complement our multidisciplinary academic approach.

      Student Organizations

    • Be the change you want to see.

      TU encourages students to give back to the community and see societal problems through a different lens. In considering issues ranging from low-income to racial biases, students analyze the intricacies of cyclical social issues to gain broader perspectives and insights, which they can share with others and act on in the community.


    • Pursue success with confidence - backed by TU’s job placement guarantee.

      TU is committed to our students’ professional success, which is why our Center for Career Development, aka CaneCareers, offers a job placement guarantee program. We promise that students who follow the program will land an entry-level job in their chosen field or continue their education within six months of graduation, or we’ll give them a free semester of grad school.


    Learn more about the department

    The primary mission of the University of Tulsa’s School of Accounting and BIS is to provide educational programs that prepare students for the role of business information professionals with expertise in analysis and reporting, translating complex information into critical knowledge and decision-making.

    Accounting & Business Information Systems