M.S., Computer Information Systems

Why Computer Information Systems?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics published Occupation Report projects 2014 employment for the computer and information systems occupation will reach 352,916 – a growth of 25.9% from the 2004 employment numbers.

The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems program is designed for professionals seeking a degree that prepares them for positions in organizations that design, develop or use computer systems; and who may not necessarily have a bachelor's degree in computer science but who wish to obtain advanced training in the CIS field. The objective of the program is to meet the growing demand for information systems skills and to provide a path for professionals from diverse fields to rapidly transition to data and systems oriented computing career paths.

For schedules, visit the appropriate site or location below. All distance learning CIS courses are taught through the Melbourne site.

The program does not require a GRE test to be taken for admission to the program but has a math requirement of at least one course beyond college algebra. This pre-requisite can be satisfied with MGT 5006 Introductory Managerial Statistics which counts as an elective toward the degree. See the links above for information about courses, schedules and available electives. The CIS program degree is available online through the Virtual Campus.

Program Curriculum