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iSchool / Whitman Dual Program

Why pursue a dual major with the iSchool?


One of the more popular and complementary choices in dual majors is the joint Whitman/School of Information Studies (iSchool) program. 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. The iSchool offers a major in information management & technology.

All eight Whitman majors pair naturally with a 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

Primed for Placement

When it’s time to go before 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.

Job opportunities for Whitman/iSchool dual majors are plentiful and are becoming more exciting as the advances in technology prepare businesses for competition in the global marketplace. Recruiters from leading companies, such as Cisco Systems, Xylem Inc., Deloitte Consulting, Ernst & Young, General Electric and JPMorgan & Chase Co., consistently pursue Whitman/iSchool graduates to make early and meaningful contributions within their organizations.

Want to Learn More? 

To learn more about the Whitman/iSchool dual major, contact:

Carol Heil, Director of Undergraduate Recruitment, Whitman 315-443-9222 | caheil@syr.edu

Stephanie Worden, Undergraduate Recruiter, iSchool 315-443-3439 | ssworden@syr.edu | ischool.syr.edu

For further details on Whitman’s courses and programming for dual Whitman/iSchool majors, contact:

Lindsay Quilty, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs, Whitman
315-443-2361 | lquilty@syr.edu

For more information on career opportunities for the Whitman/iSchool dual program contact the Whitman Career Center, 315-443-4140 | wsmcc@syr.edu