Kansas Information Systems Schools

Computer Information Systems Industry Outlook in Kansas:

Some of the most important jobs in Kansas over the next decade do not necessarily exist in abundance yet. However, of the nation’s two largest growing fields, healthcare and technology, it will be technology that those who are interested and work hard can benefit from the most.

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According to a recent study by the Computer Science Department at Kansas State, many of Kansas’ top Information Systems professionals in 2009 could be found in the following fields:

  • Transportation,
  • Healthcare and Medicine
  • Communications
  • Education & Research
  • Aerospace
  • Manufacturing
  • Homeland Security / Military
  • Marketing
  • Infrastructure and Engineering
  • Traditional Sciences
  • Entertainment / TV / Video Gaming / Visual Effects
  • Software Development
  • Web Development / Design
  • Business IT

Kansas Computer Information Systems Salaries and Areas of Occupation:

Kansas’ wages were slightly lower than the national average for the Information Systems industry, yet significantly higher than the median household income within the state and the region. For this reason, a career in this field, along with the state’s lower average cost of living, provides a very lucrative career choice. Nearly 75 percent of Kansas’ Information Systems specialists have at least a four-year degree in this field, many with even higher. For those with a degree, starting salaries and benefits tend to be higher than for those without.

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

Position Monthly Annual
25th Percentile $6,200 $74,200
75th Percentile $10,000 $120,000
90th Percentile $12,700 $152,800
Median Salary $7,850 $94,100

Source: Salary.com 2009

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



Campus Schools:

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Wichita Technical Institute
Campus Locations:   Wichita
Programs: AOS-Computer Technology and Network Administration



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...


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...


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


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


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...