MS in Computer Information Systems

Data-driven decision-making has become an integral part of industrial and organizational strategy. The MS in Computer Information Systems (MSCIS) will prepare you for professional success in modern and emerging areas of computer information technology/systems.
Program Type: MSCIS

Individuals with degrees in engineering, engineering technology, or science will benefit most from the MS in Computer Information Systems program. Applicants with business degrees will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Program Options

You may choose one of three delivery formats for the MS in Computer Information Systems program that best meets your needs:

  • Face-to-face classes on campus
  • Hybrid curriculum (with classroom and online instruction)
  • 100 percent online instruction

Program Highlights

  • 18-month degree completion for full-time students
  • Two-year degree completion for part-time students
  • One night a week per course
  • No GRE requirement
  • Graduate certificates in quality, packaging, information technology, engineering management, or data analytics

Program Requirements

The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (MSCIS) program requires 33 credit hours. You’ll take courses in:

  • Data visualization
  • Operations research
  • Management of information systems
  • Computer networks and cyber security
  • Data science
  • Software programming for engineers

Career Opportunities

In 2014, the median salary for computer systems analysts was $82,710, according to the U. S. Labor Department. Employment in the field is expected to grow at a rate of 21% by 2024, faster than the average of all occupations, according to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Careers include:

  • Application analyst
  • Applications developer
  • Cyber security analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Forensic computer analyst
  • Games developer
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant