Zarb School of Business

Information Systems & Business Analytics

Study the intersection of business and technology at the Frank G. Zarb School of Business. Earn a degree to launch an in-demand career of tomorrow.

Our hands-on programs, offered in the Information Systems and Business Analytics Department, will prepare you to apply solutions and analytical skills to address business challenges. Our accomplished full-time and adjunct faculty tap into their experiences in business and knowledge, which they gain conducting research that they publish in prominent academic journals and present at industry conferences.

Graduate with a degree from our department and forge a career path interfacing between business and technical units within for a profit, nonprofit, or government agency. Career paths by track include:

  • Information Technology Track: System Administrator, Network/Security Administrator, Database Administrator, Web Designer
  • Business Analytics Track: Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Business Analyst

We are supported by academic partnerships with leading technology companies, an advisory board of industry leaders, and the resources of our Cybersecurity Innovation and Research Center.

Career Paths

We prepare you for a wide range of careers including computer and information system management, web and applications software development, network management, and database programming. We partner with IBM Skills Academy to offer a series of courses that teach business technology skills desired by employers today. Courses include Artificial Intelligence for Business; Blockchain for Business; and Design Thinking and Data Science.

Internships

Gain hands-on experience in design and management of contemporary systems along with other areas including data management, systems analysis and design, networks and connectivity, multimedia design, e-commerce, project management, healthcare IT, and enterprise systems.

Degree Programs

We offer undergraduate, graduate, dual-degree, and certificate programs.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Undergraduate Majors

You can either major in Information Systems or Business Analytics

Minors

Choose from our four minors to enhance your knowledge and academic focus: Business and Design; Information Security Management and Policy ; Information Systems; and Information Systems and Business Analytics.

Undergraduate Business Certificate Program

Geared toward college graduates, gain skills for careers in systems analysis and information resources management through our Information Systems Certificate Program.

Dual-Degree Programs

Receive your undergraduate and graduate degree in as little as five years. We offer a BBA/MS in Information Systems and a BBA/MBA.

Master of Science Programs

We offer three Master of Science tracks: Information SystemsBusiness Analytics; and Cybersecurity.

MBA Programs

Cybersecurity Innovation and Research Center

Learn to detect and defend against cybercrime in our interdisciplinary, state-of-the-art Cybersecurity Innovation and Research Center.

Get Involved

As an undergraduate or graduate student, get involved in our Information Systems and Business Analytics student organizations.
 

Contact Us

CHAIR

Hak Kim, PhD
Room 331 Guthart Hall  

Phone
516-463-4529

Email
hak.j.kim@hofstra.edu

SENIOR EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

Mary J. Delzotto
Room 365 Guthart Hall  
 

Phone
516-463-5716

Fax
516-463-4834

Email
mary.j.delzotto@hofstra.edu