Information Systems is an exciting and challenging field of study that continues to evolve and provide a multitude of career opportunities. The U.S. Department of Labor has identified Information Technology jobs to be among some of the fastest growing occupations this decade.
Be they technology firms like CISCO and Oracle, financial institutions like the Royal Bank and Goldman Sachs, consulting firms like CGI and Accenture, or retail companies like the Aldo Group, Home Hardware, and Wal-Mart, all organizations make use of information systems and need qualified people with a background in Information Systems.
Faculty members and doctoral students in Information Systems conduct research on a number of cutting-edge topics. Learn more about current research projects in our discipline.
In addition to our individual pursuits, our faculty members are also affiliated the Business and Management Research Centre. The BMRC is a research incubator that plays a range of catalytic roles in developing and partially funding a number of research initiatives through seed grants, travel grants, and lecture and teaching support, etc.
- See the schedule of our 2019-2020 IS Research Seminar Speakers
The faculty in our discipline provide our undergraduate, graduate, and practitioner students with expertise in multiple domains:
- Bachelor of Commerce major in Information Systems
- Bachelor of Commerce concentration in Information Systems - IT for Business
- Bachelor of Commerce concentration in Information Systems - Digital Innovation
- PhD specialization in Information Systems
- A range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels
- Bachelor of Commerce courses
- Master of Business Administration courses
- PhD courses
Students in McGill’s doctoral program in Information Systems take courses from McGill’s Accounting faculty members as well as from the Faculties of Concordia University, HEC Montréal, and Université du Québec à Montréal. Upon admission, an advisor from the student's chosen area will assist in selecting those courses that best suit the student's interests while satisfying program requirements. Specialization courses may be selected from offerings of the four participating universities.
We are also well-connected to industry. Members of our Faculty’s Global Experts program contribute to our classrooms through guest lectures.