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Stand out in today’s information-driven business environment with the Online Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Decision Sciences from LSU Online and the Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems in the E. J. Ourso College of Business. As the exponential growth of business information continues, organizations need trained professionals who can solve complex business problems and create competitive advantages. Designed to provide students with a unique combination of business, technology, and people skills, this state-of-the-art online bachelor’s degree prepares you to succeed in a variety of careers including Systems Analyst, Business Analyst, Data Scientist, Internal Auditor, Database Administrator, Tech Entrepreneur, and many more.
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As technology continues to drive information system advancements, students completing this online degree program will benefit from expanded career opportunities.
Earn your bachelor’s degree in a 100% online program with flexible classes that can be completed from anywhere, allowing you to balance work, family, and life.
Receive dedicated and continuous support from your Learner Concierge, who is by your side every step of the way as you complete your degree.
We offer a variety of ways to help you pay for your information systems degree including financial aid, scholarships, employer tuition reimbursement, and veteran’s education benefits.
The final cost of this program is determined after all transfer credits are evaluated. LSU Online offers financial aid to those who qualify. Click here to learn more.
Total credit hours per program: 120 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $379
Total cost with fees and maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $11,370
Total cost with fees, no transfer credits, and no financial aid: $45,480
Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for the final program cost.
Major Core Requirements:
Must complete 42 business core college credits per the E. J. Ourso College of Business requirements.
Must complete 39 general education credits per the E. J. Ourso College of Business requirements.
*Students who will not have 30 transferable credit hours by the time they plan to enroll at LSU can still be considered for admission if they meet all remaining transfer requirements.
To see about transfer credits please check out the TIGER TRANSFER TABLES.
Students interested in applying for re-entry to LSU must have a 2.0 GPA on all LSU coursework and must meet the requirements for their prospective senior college. Students who have attempted 30 or more hours at another institution must also have a 2.5 cumulative GPA on all college work attempted. For your senior college specific requirements please check out the Re-Entry Student Requirements per College.
If you feel like you do not meet any of the above qualifications please reach out to your Enrollment Concierge team member as there are different evaluation pathways for non-traditional students to take.
Undergraduate students who are reviewed and admitted by meeting LSU A&M general admissions requirements but do not meet the admittance requirements to a senior college have two admissions options:
Students can start with The University College Center for Freshman Year (UCFY). This academic unit is designed for new freshmen and some transfer and re-entry students. Their mission is to prepare incoming students for success at LSU and to help define their academic and career goals. Students typically exit the UCFY at the conclusion of the freshman year and enter one of the degree-granting senior colleges at LSU.
Students can start with The Center for Advising and Counseling (UCAC). This administrative unit serves as the academic home for students who have attempted 30-plus hours of college credit and who do not yet meet the admission requirements for one of the University’s degree-granting senior colleges.
For a list of specific senior college requirements please visit the LSU A&M Undergraduate Admission page.
The laptop requirements below are set forth so that students may not have any issue loading data or software to their machine.
By becoming familiar with the types of technologies taught in this program, students are given a head start in their field post-graduation. Apple Systems are not recommended as all software utilized in this course requires the Windows operating system. However, if you do decide to utilize an Apple computer you must have Windows (10 or higher) running prior to starting courses. This can be done through a partitioned hard drive or other means of split operating systems.
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