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Solving strategic business problems by designing computer-based information systems can be an exciting and rewarding career. Information technology jobs are some of the fastest growing and highest paying jobs in management. Visit our academic programs section to learn more about our degree offerings. Our premier programs and top-notch faculty are widely recognized as some of the best in the nation.




 

* Professor Daniel Robey garners Lifetime Achievement Award (Jan  2010)  Read More

* Announcement : New Summer Study Abroad Scholarship

* Announcement : International Education Fee Study Abroad Scholarship

* Undergraduate CIS majors are receiving the highest average salary among Robinson graduates. Click here to see the results of the Robinson Career Management Centerís annual student survey.

* As of 7 October 2009, the Georgia State University Master of Science in Information Systems and Audit Control curriculum as submitted to ISACA was found to be in alignment with the ISACA Model Curriculum for IT Audit and Control. Graduates of this program qualify for one year work experience toward the Certified information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation.


* Jimmy Dickinson, a second-year graduate student at Georgia State's J. Mack Robinson College of Business, teamed with his two younger brothers to win the U.S. software design championship at the 2009 Microsoft Imagine Cup (May 2009) Read more


* U.S. News & World Report (April 23, 2009) names Robinson's Information Systems program as one of the nation's ten best for 2009-2010. Link to full article

* InfoWorld (Feb.4, 2009) "Surprise! Tech is a safe career choice today: Despite the real issues IT pros have with their jobs, they're better off than with most other professions." Link to full article

* Fortune magazine released their "Best Companies to work for in 2009" information which included encouraging information for students interested in IT careers. For example, 9 of the 25 top-paying companies they identified are IT focused including Adobe Systems, NetApp, Cisco, and Juniper Networks among others. Here is a link with all the details.

* From the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, "the computer / information scientists and database administrators occupation is expected to grow 37 percent from 2006 to 2016. Employment is expected to increase much faster than the average as organizations continue to expand their use of technology. Workers must be able to learn new technologies quickly for these constantly evolving occupations."

* In the Wall Street Journal's (Dec 23, 2008) article titled, "Avoiding the Ax: Where the Jobs Are", Mr. John Zion, president of eastern U.S. operations at staffing firm Robert Half International Inc. says, "...in bad times, [some] functions become even more essential. Information technology is one such area. There are more than 62,000 employment ads currently listed on the technology job site Dice.com. IT positions are plentiful -- even at companies that outsource jobs overseas."

The (Dec 23, 2008) WSJ article also states, "the accounting, information technology, actuarial-science and health-care fields are expected to grow faster than the 7% to 13% average rate for all occupations by 2016, according to the Labor Department."


Congratulations to Jimmy Dickinson!
U.S. Champion, 2009 Microsoft Imagine Cup programming competition.
Graduate student in the Computer Information Systems MS IS program.


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Fall 2008 Newsletter

 

Fall 2011 Newsletter 

 

 

CIS BBA Grads Get Highest Pay according to latest survey

One Year Master's Program for IT Professionals

Robinson Student Wins Microsoft Imagine Cup U.S. Championship

Ramesh wins Regentsí Teaching Excellence Award

Information Systems Audit and Control (MISAC) Master's Degree

New CIS BBA Curriculum Approved

Get an Undergraduate Certificate in Information Systems

Ephraim McLean Receives 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award  

Straub named Editor in Chief of MIS Quarterly

Vaishnavi receives "Information System Design Science Research Lifetime Achievement Award"

CIS is World's Best for Research Productivity (Second in citations)

Robinson Wins Highly Competitive NSF Grant
 



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