You will find your future with Computer Information Systems is limitless. The online W. P. Carey degree in computer information systems delivers the tools you need to meet rising demand for experts in systems analysis, business applications programming, web and mobile development, business database design, and decision support across public, private, nonprofit, and government entities worldwide.

ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
Class number may be less for transfer students.
Required number of credits to complete this degree.

Learn about the exciting and innovative ways that information technology is used to help organizations succeed. The online degree in computer information systems teaches you to design, build, and maintain information systems that support business operations and managerial decision-making. Known for quality, our graduates continue to be recruited by leading organizations worldwide.

Covering everything from data management for decision-making and project management, to solution development for value creation and web and mobile development for competitive advantage, the ASU Online computer information systems program connects you with the skills you need to secure a job and excel on arrival.

Top-Tier Program:

  • Established in 1975, the CIS degree program is continuously updated to be on the leading edge of technology​.

Calendar

Next Start Date:

08/22/2019
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Faculty

The ASU Online CIS program has the same curriculum and faculty as our highly ranked on-campus program. The curriculum is vetted by our Executive Advisory Board and Executive Council, our local and national Chief information officers, and directors of companies that hire our students.

Program Summary

Total Hours:

120

Related Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Example Careers

Graduates find employment in such diverse organizations as:

  • Computer Forensics Analyst

  • Database Administrator

  • Information Systems Consultant

  • Information Technology Security Manager

  • Network Administrator

  • Project Manager

  • Software or Systems Developer

  • Systems Administrator

  • Systems Analyst

Requirements

Freshman Direct Admission Requirements

Freshman applicants who meet the requirements for ASU freshman admission and also meet one of the following criteria may be directly admitted to a W. P. Carey School of Business Bachelor of Science degree program:

  • An SAT Reasoning score of 1230* (taken March 2016 and after)
  • An SAT Reasoning score of 1160* (taken prior to March 2016)
  • An ACT composite score of 25*
  • A high school class ranking in the top 8 percent
  • An overall, unweighted high school GPA of 3.6 in competency courses defined by ASU (4.0 = A)

*ASU and W. P. Carey do not require the writing portion of these tests.

 

Transfer Direct Admission Requirements

Transfer applicants who meet the ASU transfer student admission requirements and also meet one of the following criteria may be directly admitted to a W. P. Carey School of Business Bachelor of Science degree program:

  • An SAT Reasoning score of 1230* (taken March 2016 and after)
  • An SAT Reasoning score of 1160* (taken prior to March 2016)
  • An ACT composite score of 25*
  • A high school class ranking in the top 8 percent
  • An overall, unweighted high school GPA of 3.6 in competency courses defined by ASU (4.0 = A)

*ASU and W. P. Carey do not require the writing portion of these tests.

In addition, you must have a 3.0 cumulative ASU GPA (if you have attended ASU) and a 3.0 cumulative transfer GPA (if you have attended another institution).

Note: Special consideration will be given to students not meeting the above requirement who have not taken university level course work within the past five years.

 

Admissions Portfolio

If you do not meet the requirements for admission to a W. P. Carey degree program, you may submit an admissions portfolio for review. Please note that this is a competitive process and admission is not guaranteed. Preference will be given to students with at least a 3.0 cumulative ASU GPA and/or transfer GPA. Students are only allowed a maximum of two (2) application attempts via Admissions Portfolio/Concurrent Degree Request. All Admissions Portfolio/Concurrent Degree Request decisions are final.

 

Application requirements

Before submitting your admissions portfolio, please make sure you meet all of the following requirements:

  • Admitted to ASU
  • In good academic standing if you are currently enrolled at ASU
  • Completion of 30 semester hours of college coursework with a C grade or higher, including the following skill courses or their equivalents:
  • CIS 105/236 (or equivalent) Computer Applications and Information Technology
  • MAT 210/270 (or equivalent) Brief Calculus/Calculus with Analytic Geometry
  • MAT 211/271 (or equivalent) Math for Business Analysis/Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
  • ACC 231/232/261 (or equivalent) Uses of Accounting Information I/Financial Accounting I
    • ECN 221/213 (or equivalent) Microeconomic Principles or ECN 212/214 (or equivalent) Microeconomic Principles
  • Completion of or current enrollment in the following courses or their equivalents:
    • ECN 211/213 (or equivalent) Macroeconomic Principles or ECN 212/214 (or equivalent) Microeconomic Principles
    • ECN 221/231 (or equivalent) Business Statistics
    • ACC 241/242/271 (or equivalent) Uses of Accounting Information II/Managerial Accounting I
 

Application procedure

Complete the Admissions Portfolio/Concurrent Degree Request online.

  • Submit official or unofficial transcripts of all coursework not yet on file with ASU. If you are currently enrolled in coursework away from ASU, please submit a copy of your class schedule.

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