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Information Technology (IT) helps information flow through organizations so all other business functions can be efficient and profitable.

Careers in IT are fast-paced and challenging. The field always changes, and there are new tools and methods to discover all the time. IT professionals continuously develop new skills to stay competitive and marketable.

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Career Opportunities


Database developer/administrator

Software engineer

Network administrator

Project manager

Technical officer

Technical trainer

Documentation/technical writer

Info technology quality assurance

Technical support

User interface designer

Security manager

Internet/intranet manager

Telecommunications specialist

Computer programmer


Technical salesperson


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Master of Computer Information Systems graduate

Academic Programs

The computer information systems (CIS) concentration provides you with broad knowledge of computer information systems along with the skills you need for effective decision making in a business environment that is diverse, global, and highly competitive. The curriculum evolves continuously to ensure that your degree features the most useful and up-to-date material valued in the industry.



You may want to earn a certificate when you're looking to expand your program of study without having to add a full concentration. You may choose our IT certificate or other business certificates to supplement your major and make you more marketable.

The fast-paced world of computer information systems welcomes professionals with the drive and skills to navigate change and technological advancements. This 33-credit hour Master of Computer Information Systems prepares students – with or without a technology background – to thrive in IT function and IT project management roles. Graduates find success industry-wide and the program has a 99 percent job placement record.

This certificate provides students with unique analytical skills and industry-specific knowledge in reporting, data mining, business performance management, benchmarking, and predictive and prescriptive analytics.

This certificate is designed for people who work with IT departments, have clients or customers in technology fields, or who want a broad introduction to information systems.

This certificate provides a deep understanding of the 10 knowledge areas required by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® and other special IT topics. Courses are designed for both technical and non-technical students who want to gain knowledge and skills relating to software development or information technology project management.