The University of South Carolina Upstate has launched its new condensed, all-online offering of its Bachelor of Arts in Information Management & Systems program (plus the minor in Business Administration). The program is specifically designed for working professionals and return-to-learn students anywhere in the state of South Carolina already having a two-year associate degree or having completed a significant number of courses elsewhere. In today’s business environment, it is imperative for information technology professionals to be well versed not only in technical areas but also in business and management theory. The role of the IT professional in the workplace has changed dramatically over the last two decades and continues to evolve. The IM&S degree along with the minor in Business Administration uniquely prepares professionals to excel in this modern, globalized economy. Many courses in the program are offered in a variable-paced, condensed format. Students may complete classes in as little as 5 weeks but may take as long as 15 weeks to complete. Several courses allow students to select lecture topics allowing a student to customize a courses to his or her personal or professional interests and needs.