Information and Cybersecurity Management Major and Career Info

The Information and Cybersecurity Management Major – new for 2021-2022 – provides managerial perspective and technical skills to create, control, protect, and leverage information and data resources of an organization. The major focuses on foundational theory and practice in content areas such as business process management, database, data communications, cybersecurity, systems analysis, development, information risk management, and project management.

The major also addresses contemporary topics including cloud computing, mobile commerce, enterprise systems, business intelligence, data mining, and big data management. It emphasizes the application of technology, information and cyber risk management skills to solving business problems.


Skills

  • Develop and manage databases
  • Design, develop, and analyze systems
  • Manipulate structured and unstructured data
  • Manage business processes
  • Structure and solve business problems with information technology
  • Manage information systems
  • Analyze data
  • Create models and simulations

Top Employers*

  • Accenture
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Eli Lilly & Company
  • FTI Consulting
  • Grant Thornton
  • Insight2Profit
  • JP Morgan
  • KeyBank
  • Kroger
  • Peloton Consulting Group
  • Protiviti
  • PwC
  • Textron
  • West Monroe Partners 

*Based on 2021 Information Systems major reportings

Career Opportunities

  • Business Analyst
  • Commercial Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Digital Technology Leadership Program
  • Information Technology Leadership
  • Innovation Analyst
  • IT Financial Systems Analyst
  • IT Programmer Analyst
  • Operations Systems Analyst
  • Risk Advisory Consultant Staff
  • Technology Consultant
  • Technology Leadership Development

A Word From Former Students

“I chose Information Systems as a major because it educates us on the cutting edge technologies we read about. In addition to the interesting subject matter it is one of the most sought after areas of study by employers from top companies across the world.”

 – Jon L. ‘19, Risk Advisory Consultant

“Information Systems at Miami provided me a strong foundation for understanding complex business systems and technical trends in the market. As a technology consultant for Deloitte, I harness that foundation to build state-of-the-art custom solutions for Fortune 100 clients to enable digital business worldwide.”

–  Max W. ‘19, Technology Consultant