UMD Smith Information Systems Hub

Welcome Future Information Systems Professionals

Here you will find information about the Information Systems major at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland College Park. Proudly, our Undergraduate IS program is regularly ranked in the Top 10 nationwide by U.S. News & World Report.

Students in the IS major are "do-ers". They plan, implement, and evaluate modern information technologies to transform business, creating competitive advantages. Essential skills mastered include:

  • Programming for systems development and business analytics

  • Database and big data management

  • Systems analysis and design

  • Web application development

  • Data visualization and analytics

Successful IS students display a wide range of technical and non-technical skills, including:

  • Analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving

  • Attention to detail

  • Adaptable to change

  • Oral and written communication

  • Team leadership and team working skills

  • Resourceful and able to self-learn