Information Systems & Operations Management

What is ISOM? Related Career Titles
Related Major Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
Miscellaneous Resource Links Cameron School of Business

What is Information Systems - Operations Management?

An Information Systems/Operations Management major takes courses in statistics, management science, production/operations management, and information systems.  This unique mix of education combines quantitative methods and analytical approaches to solving problems in all area of business utilizing current technology.  Students can focus on either production/operations management or information systems.

With a specialisation in Information Systems, you will be equipped to apply information technology solutions to business problems.  The operations management side will enable you to apply technologically sophisticated methods to solving business problems related to the delivery of products and services from the manufacturer or provider to the end customer.

Related Career Titles

 Actuary Information Systems Developer Network Administrator/Manager
Analyst/Programmer Information Systems Manager On-Line Services Manager
Applications Programmer Information Technology Mgr Operating Systems Programmer
Auditor Internet Developer Operations Manager
Communications Specialist Internet Marketing Analyst Operations Researcher
Computer Aided Software Engineering Specialist Inventory Control Specialist PC Support Specialist
Computer Security Analyst Inventory Manager Plant Manager
Computer Systems Hardware Analyst Investment Analyst Product Development Manager
Consultant LAN Manager Product Forecaster/Estimator
CQI Production Manager Logistics Manager Production Line Manager
Data Communications Analyst Management Analyst Production Scheduler/Planner
Data Security Analyst Manager/Supervisor Programmer - Engineering & Scientific
Database Manager / Admin. Market Research Analyst Purchasing Agent/Manager
Distribution Manager Materials Controller Quality Assurance Analyst
End-User Computing Mgr Materials Manager Quality Control Specialist
End-User Technician Medical Systems Designer Records Management Analyst
Financial Planner Microcomputer/Workstation Mgr Relocation Analyst
Information Systems Application Developer Mortgage Researcher Risk Analyst
Risk and Insurance Specialist Software Support Technician Software Tester
Statistician Systems Administrator Systems Analyst
Systems Integrator Systems Programmer Systems Technical Manager
Technical Sales Rep Technology Consultant Telecommunications Manager
Underwriter Urban Planner Web Master

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Related Major Skills

Reading comprehension Active listening skills
Math & science skills Critical thinking
Different learning strategies Giving advice on business or research
Research Ability to prepare technical reports
Design systems Work independently and on a team
Oral & Written communication skills Active learner
Understanding of computer programs Investigating data to solve problems

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Job & Internship Search Links

SeaWork (be sure to check out these links also in SeaWork: CareerShift,,, and GoinGlobal)

Job Search Resources

Resume Genie

Tech Centric

America's Job Bank

Brass Ring

DICE Job Site for Technology Careers

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Career Planning Links

Candid Career Videos

Occupational Outlook Handbook

O*NET OnLine

NC Tower

Career Guide:  Decoding the Information Security Profession

Professional Association Links

Association for Information Systems

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences

Institute of Operations Management

Association for Computing Machinery

Institute For Certification of Computing Professionals

Computing Research Association

Academy of Management Operations Management Page

Miscellaneous Resources

UNCW Post-Graduate Survey - coming soon

Umanitoba: Exploring Occupations

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