96% of graduates from the School of Computer Science and Mathematics are employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation.
Information Technology and Systems
School of Computer Science & Mathematics
Information Technology and Systems: Where Computing Meets Business
Learn from Experienced Award-Winning Faculty
As an Information Technology and Systems student at Marist, you’ll be learning from top minds in the industry who have decades of experience. Wherever you want to go in your career, your faculty have been there and created a path for your success. Below are a few of the faculty in this program, or you can view all Computing Technology faculty >
Andrew P. Tokash
Having worked at IBM in Poughkeepsie, his career included roles in hardware engineering, process development, and both mechanical and industrial engineering. He also has extensive software experience in a variety of programming languages and was responsible for architecting and coding two worldwide logistics applications.
Eitel J.M. Lauría
Prof. Lauría has worked in the IS/IT industry for 20+ years, serving as a technology consultant to IBM, Microsoft, ExxonMobil, Reuters, Hewlett Packard, GE Global Research, and the World Bank among other global corporations. He has also been the recipient of the Marist College Board of Trustees Distinguished Teaching Award.
Carolyn C. Matheus
Dr. Matheus focuses her research on systems analysis and design, human computer interaction, data and information quality, data analytics, and project management. She was the recipient of The National Society of Leadership and Success award for Excellence in Teaching and is also the Director of the Honors program at Marist.
The School of Computer Science and Mathematics has provided me with so many opportunities that I am not sure I would have been able to have elsewhere, from working in the Marist/IBM Joint Study during my freshman summer to completing independent projects with excellent teachers to getting data center experience under my belt on campus and even on the main floor at IBM in Poughkeepsie.
Computer Science Major, Minors in Information Technology and Information SystemsRead Murray's Story >
In the Marist/IBM Joint Study, I am researching Quantum Computing and how to code in it. I am so grateful for what Marist has given me so far, and I believe Marist has prepared me to succeed.
Cybersecurity Major, Minors in Computer Science, Criminal Justice, and Information TechnologyRead DeAnna's Story >
Being able to present our work at IBM’s TechConnect competition was an amazing experience. I felt a sense of accomplishment and deep appreciation for both the Marist-IBM Joint Study and individuals who work with us.
Computer Science Major, Concentration Software Development, Information Technology, Information Science, and Games and Emerging Media MinorsRead Vallie's Story >
My Marist educational experience helped me progress into my career as a Health Data Analyst because the courses taught gave me a very strong foundation in IT. The education I received at Marist improved my technical skills and further refined my soft skills, which I find are essential to success.
Master in Information SystemsRead Sristi's Story >
Information Technology and Systems by the Numbers
Employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations is $88,240.
The Value of a Marist Education
At Marist, we pride ourselves on our dedication to providing our students with a well-rounded liberal arts education that prepares them for practical experience and profound success in their field. But don't just take our word for it - the numbers speak for themselves.