Iowa Information Systems Schools

Computer Information Systems Industry Outlook in Iowa:

With a projected 16 percent increase in demand for Computer Information Systems professionals in the state of Iowa over the coming decade, the state has become an attraction in the Midwest region for those with technology career goals. It has been projected that nearly 3 of every 4 Information Systems professionals in Iowa will have a four year degree or higher over the coming decade.

iowa computer information system schools

Those interested in a career in Information Systems in the state of Iowa should first look for a program and school, either online or campus-based that meet your educational and career goals. Course schedules, degree requirements and financial aid information is all available on this site, giving prospective Iowan students the information they need to make the best decision regarding their education and future career in the technology industry.

Iowa Computer Information Systems Salaries and Areas of Occupation:

The state continues not only to produce new companies and agencies specializing in Information Systems, but remains home to many large, medium and small companies alike that use Information Systems more each year to run their businesses. Many of Iowa’s emerging computer scientists are working in one of the following industries, including:

  • Fundamental sciences
  • Engineering
  • Education
  • Environmental sciences
  • Health Care
  • Economics
  • Business
  • Military Defense
  • Government

Many of Iowa’s Computer Information Systems professionals work in Iowa’s growing industries, for companies and agencies including the following:

  • Principal Financial Group
  • Rockwell International
  • Deere and Company
  • Caterpillar
  • State Farm Insurance
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Iowa salaries in the various fields of Computer Information Systems are considerably higher than the household average of $48,980 in 2008. Moreover, many of Iowa’s growing businesses will demand more Information Systems professionals over the coming years, increasing these salary numbers.

A table of Iowa average salaries for the Information Systems sector is available below:

Position Monthly Annual
25th Percentile $6,500 $77,000
75th Percentile $98,500 $118,400
90th Percentile $11,350 $136,400
Median Salary $8,000 $96,000

Source: Salary.com 2009

Schools offering online and campus-based education programs in Iowa:



Campus Schools:

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Kaplan University - KHE
Campus Locations:   Cedar Rapids | Urbandale
Programs: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Information Systems Management , Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration : Information Processing , Master of Science in Information Technology : Project Management , more...



Online Schools:

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Post University
Online Programs:   B.S. in Management / Computer Information Systems


Grand Canyon University
Online Programs:   B.S. in Business Information Systems , B.S. in Applied Business Information Systems , B.S. in Information Technology


American Intercontinental University Online
Online Programs:   Master's (MIT) - IT Project Management , Bachelor's (BIT) - Information Assurance and Security , Master of Science in Information Technology , more...


ECPI University
Online Programs:   IT Management - Bachelor's , Cyber and Network Security - Bachelor's , Network Security - Associate's , more...


Colorado Technical University Online
Online Programs:   Doctor of Computer Science - Enterprise Information Systems (Executive Format) , Doctor of Management – Technology Management (Executive Format) , Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Security , more...


Liberty University
Online Programs:   BS: Information Systems , MS in Information Systems -Technology Management , Doctor of Business Administration in Information Systems , more...


Northcentral University
Online Programs:   Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management (MSTIM) – Information Systems , Doctor of Philosophy in Technology and Innovation Management (PhD-TIM) – Information Systems , Applied Computer Science - BBA , more...


Colorado State University-Global Campus
Online Programs:   Master - Information Technology Management , Master in Project Management , Undergraduate Certificate - Project Management , more...


Purdue University Global
Online Programs:   AAS in Business Administration - Information Processing , BSIT - Information Management , BS in Business Administration - Information Systems Management , more...


University of Maryland at College Park
Online Programs:   MBA - Information Systems & Business Analytics