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Business Information Systems

Maine Business School

With the business information systems and security management (BISSM) major, students are prepared to assist businesses in their use of technology to enhance processes, facilitate better management decision making and protect information assets. Students will learn how to apply systems and analytical thinking to solve problems using technology strategically for competitive advantage and how to secure computer networks and information systems.

  • Obtain your degree from a reputable school
  • U.S. News & World Report has ranked MBS among the top 170 business schools in the nation
  • Of the 1,600 business programs in the United States, the University of Maine is one of only 523 institutions accredited by the AACSB
  • Common job areas include:
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Information Security Risk Manager
  • Information System Support Specialist
  • Business Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Information Systems and Risk
  • Assurance Auditors
  • And many more…

The Maine Business School prepares students for working in the rapidly growing field of information systems and security management. The program’s learning strategy is focused on career readiness, academic rigor, and job placement. Students majoring in BISSM will be prepared to work in the fields of database management and security, designing information systems with security in mind, and information security incident management. Students will also have the opportunity to learn business analytics, a rapidly growing and well-paid field of data science.

Foundation: BISSM majors get a world-class business education that prepares them for whatever future they choose.

Certification Opportunities: SAP certificate of completion, CompTIA’s Security+ certification

Connections: Our alumni network is already working at significant information technology firms in Maine, such as Tyler Technologies and Wex. Our alumni also work for some of the largest technology companies in the world, such as Amazon Web Services.

Access: Students have access to the University of Maine System’s broad range of courses in information systems, cybersecurity, and computer science.

Experience: Our faculty have extensive information systems and security management industry and research experience.

Maine Business School

D.P. Corbett Business Building
 207.581.1968 | mbs@maine.edu