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College of Engineering & Information Sciences

Business Management Careers Overview

Step into today's most rewarding business management careers, creating software solutions and overseeing the process. Apply your information systems degree in a business environment with experience you’ve gained in an area such as project management, production management, or sales and marketing. The technical skills and business management experience you'll receive at DeVry University can help open the door to rewarding opportunities in the business management field.

Professional Responsibilities


When you earn your bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from DeVry University with a specialization in Business Management, you'll be equipped to perform a broad range of duties related to virtually every sector of the economy. Professional responsibilities of these experts, also known as computer or information systems manager, computer systems analyst, computer systems software engineer, computer programmer, or hardware/software salesperson, include:

  • Designing, building, and implementing software solutions
  • Overseeing the design and development process
  • Choosing, purchasing, and selling hardware or software critical to business operations



Business management careers are found across all industries, including:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Healthcare technology
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail

Career Options


DeVry University graduates in Computer Information Systems with a specialization in Business Management will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

  • Systems analysis
  • Software production management
  • Computer programming
  • Software/hardware project management
  • Software/hardware sales

The DeVry University Career Advantage


Whether you are looking to attend a traditional campus or an online university, DeVry University is the place where you can gain the skills, credentials, and respect you need to succeed in the world of business management. The proof is in the numbers. For the year ending with the October '09 graduates, 80% of U.S. DeVry Computer Information Systems graduates were employed in their field at an average salary of $45,801. (Of graduates who actively pursued and obtained employment and those who were already employed in education-related careers within 180 days of graduation.)