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:
We review your field of study and cumulative GPA rather than the sole GPA from your degree-granting institution (if applicable).
If you are an international applicant, you should have one of the following: Internet-based TOEFL score of 86 or higher, an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher, or a PTE score of 58 or higher. The test must have been taken within the past two years.
Other TOEFL testing formats may be accepted. Please contact us for information.
We evaluate your written communication skills via the statement of purpose and resume that you'll supply with your application.
We evaluate your capability, skills, and goals via the professional recommendations, resume, and statement of purpose that you'll supply with your application.
When evaluating your professional experience, we look for full-time positions, career progression, and an increase in responsibilities.
No GMAT or GRE is required to apply to the Online MCIS program.
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.
Scholarships Financial Aid
Military Tuition Benefit For Online Graduate Programs
We offer a tuition discount for online programs like this one to active-duty military members, honorably discharged veterans, and military spouses and dependents.
Corporate Partner Benefit
You may qualify for 10 percent off the cost of tuition. See if your company is listed or contact us to become a corporate partner today.
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.
2022-2023 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 Part Time
Full time (typically 12 credits per semester)
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Part time (typically 6 credits per semester)
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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.