Information Systems

Embark on a journey to master the integration of technology, people, and business processes. Develop a holistic understanding of how organizations leverage information systems to optimize operations, drive innovation, and gain a competitive edge. Equip yourself with the skills to analyze, design, and manage sophisticated information systems, ensuring they align with business objectives.



The B. Sc. Information Systems program at Maryam Abacha American University bridges the gap between technology and business. By delving into areas such as system analysis, database design, and IT project management, students are prepared to harness the power of technology to solve organizational challenges. The program emphasizes both theoretical knowledge and practical application, ensuring graduates are ready to contribute effectively in diverse business environments.


Career Opportunities

Our Information Systems program paves the way for a range of exciting career paths in the dynamic field of IT and business. Potential career opportunities include:

  • Systems Analyst: Understand business requirements and design effective information systems solutions to meet those needs.
  • IT Project Manager: Lead and manage IT projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within scope, and within budget.

  • Database Administrator: Manage and maintain an organization’s database systems, ensuring data integrity, security, and availability.

  • Business Intelligence Analyst: Use data analysis tools to provide insights that guide business decisions, improving efficiency and profitability.

  • IT Consultant: Provide expert advice to businesses on how to use information technology to meet their objectives and overcome challenges.

  • Information Systems Manager: Oversee the IT department, strategizing and implementing technology solutions that align with business goals.

Graduates can also explore opportunities in various environments, such as:

  • Corporations: Drive digital transformation, optimize business processes, and lead IT teams to support organizational goals.

  • Start-ups: Play pivotal roles in integrating technology into new business models, ensuring scalability and agility.

  • Governmental Entities: Manage public sector IT projects, develop e-governance solutions, and ensure the security and efficiency of governmental digital platforms.

  • Research Institutions: Contribute to innovations in information systems, studying emerging technologies and their applications in business.

This program also fosters an entrepreneurial mindset, enabling graduates to launch IT ventures or develop groundbreaking solutions to complex business challenges. With a strong foundation in both IT and business strategy, graduates of our Information Systems program are poised to be frontrunners in shaping the future of business technology.




Program Learning Outcomes


Year 1 – Freshmen

Communication in English
Nigerian Peoples and Culture
Elementary Mathematics I
Elementary Mathematics II
General Physics I
General Physics II
General Practical Physics I
General Practical Physics II
Descriptive Statistics
Introduction to Computing
Problem Solving

Year 2 – Sophomore

Philosophy, Logic and Human
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Statistical Inference 1
Introduction to Business II
Computer Programming I
Computer Programming II
Human-Computer Interaction
Systems Analysis and Design
Introduction to Information

Year 3 – Junior

Peace and Conflict Resolution
Venture Creation
Data Management I

Digital Forensics and Investigation
Data Communications System and
Business Process Management
Management Theory
E-Business Systems Development
Information Systems Innovation
and New Technologies
Operating Systems


Year 4 – Senior

Research Methodology and
Technical Report Writing
Data Management II
Project Management
Business Process Re-engineering
Final Year Project I
Final Year Project II

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