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iSchool / Whitman Dual Program

One of the more popular and complementary choices in dual majors is the joint Whitman/School of Information Studies (iSchool) degree. Approximately 10 percent of students in the iSchool choose to pursue a dual major with Whitman.

Should you decide to pursue a dual major, you will develop a working knowledge of business combined with a technical training in information systems, setting you apart from traditional management students. The many opportunities to gain hands-on experience and expert perspectives, combined with comprehensive and timely coursework offered at Whitman and the iSchool, will help you build a compelling resume. 

You may apply directly to the dual program as an incoming first-year student when applying to Syracuse University or you can apply to add the dual program later as an enrolled Syracuse University student. The iSchool major is information management & technology. All eight Whitman majors pair naturally with the major in the School of Information Studies.

Whitman majors are:

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Real Estate
  • Retail Management
  • Supply Chain Management

iSchool concentrations are:

  • Data Analytics
  • Digital Retail Strategies
  • Information Security
  • Network Management
  • Project Management
  • Web Design and Management

Students must fulfill the degree requirements for both schools and complete a minimum of 141 credits. With AP and/or transfer credit, students typically still graduate in four years. After completing the program, students receive a bachelor’s degree (one diploma) awarded by both schools. The iSchool is the home college for dually enrolled students.

Primed for Placement
Before meeting potential employers, Whitman’s dedicated Career Center team will provide a full spectrum of exploration, preparation and placement services to help distinguish you from your peers in the marketplace. Here is a sampling of the kinds of internships and jobs our iSchool duals have had:

Internships
BAE Systems – Strategic Sourcing Intern
Free People – Buying Intern
Eaton – IT Business Analyst Intern

Jobs
Deloitte – Business Technology Analyst
PwC – Consultant
Oracle – Associate Solutions Engineer