Computer Science, Management Information Systems Concentration, M.S.

Offered through the ABET accredited Computer Science Department, the Computer Science, Management Information Systems Concentration, M.S. program accommodates students from other fields that have computer science minds and programming skills.

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What Will I Learn?

Abet logoThis program focuses on fundamentals of computer science, with a balanced approach between theory and application. Core courses focus on the theory of computation and algorithms and the operation of a computer in terms of the hardware. This concentration will help you learn about the business side of information systems as well as how to build those systems.

What are the requirements for this degree?

Students should have a bachelor's degree or at least a minor in computer science. Students who wish to transition from math, science or engineering may be fully enrolled in the program after taking recommended courses based on their background.

The program requires a total of 30 credits.

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Computer Science, Management Information Systems Concentration, M.S. Degree Plan

Full-Time (31 Credits)

First Year

Fall Semester: 10 Credits


Spring Semester: 6 Credits


Summer Semester: 3 Credits


Second Year

Fall Semester: 6 Credits


Spring Semester: 6 Credits


Planning Notes for all students:

  1. 31 total credits required
  2. All students take all 10 required courses.
  3. Students can being in any semester or term, including, fall, spring, winter or summer.

What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

Graduates of this program find successful careers as:

  • Programmers
  • Applications developers
  • IT managers

What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have on Campus?

This program has demanding courses taught by knowledgeable and highly accessible faculty. Class sizes are small and there are plenty of opportunities for hands-on experiences such as research.