Louisiana Information Systems Schools

Computer Information Systems Industry Outlook in Louisiana:

The Computer Information Systems industry in Louisiana is a great place to begin a career throughout the coming decade. Forecasted for 22 percent growth by 2016 by CareerInfoNet.com, and online technology industry monitor, the state will see higher growth than the national average, by an impressive margin of roughly 6 percent.

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According to the Louisiana Economic Development (LED), the state currently has over 350 technology-based companies and continues to grow and attract new talent each year. Moreover, many of Louisiana’s businesses and government agencies are using technology more than ever, creating an even bigger demand for Information Systems specialists over the coming decade. During the past year, nearly 3 of every 4 Information Systems specialists throughout the state had at least a four-year degree or higher.

Many of the state’s Information Systems specialists in 2009 could be found in the following areas:

  • Computer Support
  • Computer Systems Analysis
  • Computer Systems Administration,
  • Computer management
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Programming

Louisiana Computer Information Systems Salaries and Areas of Occupation:

The state of Louisiana has not had an easy time economically over the past half decade. From the affects of Hurricane Katrina to the economic slowdown of 2008 and 2009, the state has shown tremendous resiliency. However, median household incomes throughout the state are still some of the lowest in the country, at just over $35 thousand annually. For this reason, a career in Information Systems is a smart decision as starting salaries are much higher than the national average for those with a four-year degree or higher, many times above $50,000 per year.

A list of Louisiana average salaries for Information Systems professionals is available below:

Position Monthly Annual
25th Percentile $4,775 $57,300
75th Percentile $8,233 $98,800
90th Percentile $9,958 $119,500
Median Salary $6,358 $76,300

Source: Salary.com 2009

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



Campus Schools:

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McCann School of Business & Technology
Campus Locations:   Monroe
Programs: IT Support Specialist - Associate in Specialized Technology



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...