Information Systems

Overview of Information Systems

Organizations across the world rely on information systems graduates to design, implement and manage their IT. As a McGill Information Systems (IS) student, you’ll develop the know-how to commence your career in an in-demand industry.

The IS major will prepare you for a multitude of IT-related career opportunities available across industries. Using a blend of theoretical concepts, hands-on tools, and actual case studies, the IS major will give you the toolkit needed to identify business problems and opportunities, analyze business processes, and develop and implement information systems to support them.

You will also gain an in-depth understanding of a variety of topics including strategic planning and investment in information technologies, the analysis, design, and deployment of information systems, understanding the opportunities and challenges of Web-based businesses, and managing resistance to IT-initiated changes in organizations.


Major Information Systems
Concentration Information Systems

Careers & Mentors

Mentors: Kunsoo Han and Genevieve Bassellier

Information Systems (IS) graduates will have a comprehensive understanding of information technologies and systems, as well as solid technical, analytical, managerial, and interpersonal skills. As an IS graduate, you can find employment in diverse industries such as banking, insurance, manufacturing, retailing and consulting. Job prospects include:

  • Business Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Digital Content Manager
  • Information Systems Consultant

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