Information Resources Management Studies is a program that prepares individuals to apply principles of information technology, computer systems management, and business operations to the planning, management, and evaluation of information services in organizations.
Information Resources Management Studies majors and degree programs likely include instruction in telecommunications, systems planning and integration, information policy, information security, contracting and purchasing, budgeting, information technology, operations management, human resources, communications skills, and applicable law and regulations.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Information Resources Management (use the College Search feature and enter "information resources" or “information management” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Information Resources Management Studies?
Career opportunities with a major/degree in Information Resources Management can be abundant. Job options exist such as (but not limited to) data analyst, information technology specialist, information technology analyst, systems analyst, and information systems technologist.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Information Resources Management Studies:
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- Association for Federal Information Resources Management
- International Resources Management Association
- Association for Intelligent Information Management
Publications/Magazines in Information Resources Management Studies: