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Information Systems, A.S.

Gain real-world skills for in-demand and high-paying technology careers.

Immaculata’s Associate of Science in Information Systems prepares graduates to design, integrate and implement software solutions.

Students develop important technical skills such as database administration, web design, networking, systems integration, information security and computer architecture.

At A Glance

Program: Associate of Science
Audience: Undergraduate adult learners
Format: Face-to-face, hybrid and online
Next Start Date: January 16, 2024
Cost: $250 per credit
Time to Completion Approximately two years

“The support staff here at the college are excellent, from financial aid to guidance on the courses you need to take and of course, the writing center. It’s been very easy for me to be able to ask the questions and get an answer so I understand it. I can tell you right now: you cannot afford not to do this. It is never too late to start a new chapter in your life, and this is the first page of that new chapter.”

John Bobik '21
Senior Developer at Buchanan Technologies

Career Outlook

The job outlook is excellent for information systems professionals because of increased use of data processing systems, software programs, mobile technologies, cloud-based applications and the need for information security.

Graduates with an associate in information systems can work in positions including:

Program Delivery and Structure

The Associate of Science in Information Systems degree requires 63 credits that can be completed in as few as two years. Course are offered in various formats, including face-to-face, hybrid and online.

Program Cost

Tuition per credit is $250.
Various types of financing options are available to assist students. For further information, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 484-323-3028, or email finaid@immaculata.edu.

Degree Options

Students can also continue their studies in Immaculata’s bachelor’s degrees in information systemsdata analytics or cybersecurity.


Completion Of 63 Credits

Liberal Arts Core 27 Credits

  • Composition (English/Writing) 6 credits
  • Natural & Physical World/Quantitative Reasoning (Lab Science/Math) 3 credits Human Creativity/Historical & Social Consciousness/Global Society (Art, Literature, History, Social Science, Economics, Foreign Language & Culture) 9 credits
  • Pursuit of Faith (Religion, Theology) 6 credits
  • Pursuit of Wisdom (Philosophy) 3 credits

Major Courses 27 Credits

  • Introduction to Programming 3 credits
  • Software Design and Programming 3 credits
  • Database 3 credits
  • Networks and Infrastructure 3 credits
  • Web Design 3 credits
  • Additional Department Requirements 9 credits
  • Discrete Math for Computing 3 credits

Electives 9 Credits

Total 63 Credits

You can apply to Immaculata’s adult professional programs in four simple steps. If you have questions, please contact us via admiss@immaculata.edu or by phone at 484-323-3060.

Average Salary and Job Growth

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that job growth within many information technology careers is expected to increase at a faster rate than most occupations. For example, positions as a web developer are projected to grow 25% through 2031.

John Bobik

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For John Bobick, an associate degree from Immaculata opened the door to new opportunities.

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