Emerge as a leader in technology while continuing your career
Earning your Master of Computer Information Systems degree online from CSU's College of Business is an ideal choice for professionals interested in technology who desire to get ahead while balancing life’s commitments, like work and family.
Our online program is delivered using the latest lecture capture technology so you have the same dynamic experience as our on campus students. You’ll learn from AACSB-accredited faculty experienced in the latest trends in business and IT to help you stay ahead of the curve.
Two Start Dates
Join when you're ready. Apply to the online program at least one month before the start date of your choice.
- AugustApply by July 1
- JanuaryApply by Dec. 1
Eligibility and Requirements
We know you're more than a test score or a grade. The admissions committee takes a holistic approach when considering applications, which means we look at who you are as a person and what you would bring to our program and campus community. While we encourage our applicants to meet the minimum criteria, the inability to meet one may be offset by strengths in other areas. Generally, Online Master of Computer Information Systems applicants must meet or exceed the following criteria:
No GMAT or GRE is required to apply to the Online MCIS program.
Connect with current MCIS students and alumni
The Master of Computer Information Systems program will introduce you to new concepts, new skills and new connections. You can start making those connections right now with Unibuddy. You can connect with current students and alumni to chat about their experiences in the program, learn more about our course offerings and how the College of Business facilitates online learning.
Here are some examples of common schedules for the online program. Once you're admitted, our advising team will help you customize a schedule that fits your goals.
Financial Aid and Support
Grad school is an investment. We're here to help. The College of Business offers opportunities for online students to reduce college expenses.
Tuition Benefits for Online Graduate Programs
The College of Business offers the following tuition benefits for students enrolled in one of its online graduate programs. Note: Tuition benefits are not cumulative and only one tuition benefit from this list can be applied.
Colorado residents are eligible for a 5% tuition benefit.
You may qualify for 10% off the cost of tuition. Reach out to our admissions team to learn if your company offers a corporate partner tuition benefit.
Active military and veterans
To honor our active military, honorably discharged veterans, military spouses and dependents, we offer a 15% tuition benefit.
Alumni of CSU's Fort Collins' Campus
Alumni of Colorado State University’s Fort Collin’s campus are eligible for a 15% tuition benefit.
Tuition and Aid
Every student is different. Your tuition and fees will reflect your student type and academic path. We do our best to give you accurate estimates, but please email the Office of Financial Aid at firstname.lastname@example.org to get the most precise information about your cost of attendance.
2023-2024 Estimated Tuition & Fees, Online Program
Amounts displayed are intended as an estimate only, and should not be used for billing purposes. Master of Computer Information Systems, 33-credit program
Full time (typically 12 credits per semester)
|Program3 (4 semesters)
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Part time (typically 6 credits per semester)
|Program3 (6 semesters)
|University technology fee
1. Tuition is charged at $867 per credit hour.
2. Tuition estimates may change based on the number of credits you take each semester.
3. Program tuition estimates account for a projected annual increase and fewer credits in summer.
How We Calculate Online Tuition and Fees
Residency status is not a factor in determining online, distance, or off-campus tuition rates.
Charges will vary, depending on the student’s actual registration and course of study. Additional University fees also may apply.
CSU reserves the right to change tuition rates without notice. Tuition rates – based on academic years – are subject to increase on an annual basis and subject to Board of Governor approval. All prices refer to U.S. currency.