Bachelor of Science Degree in
Computer Information Systems
Our Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) online degree program will give you a solid foundation in both theory and practice of information systems and technology. Our curriculum addresses various topics including virtual technologies, business intelligence and analytics, ethics and law, computer networking, database technologies, IT governance and strategy, online and mobile application development, and information security and assurance. Choose from three different emphases: IT, Cybersecurity, or Health Care Cybersecurity.
The CIS program provides a blend of theory and application, preparing you for a variety of positions in scientific and business fields. You’ll explore real-world problems and opportunities with software-intensive systems and address methods to evaluate, adopt, and take advantage of emerging technologies. As a CIS professional, you’ll have the option of working in a wide range of industrial and technological environments. Career opportunities may include:
- Computer programmer
- Information security analyst
- Hardware engineer
- Computer systems analyst
- Data security administrator
- Database administrator
- Web developer
- Software engineer
- Information security specialist
- IT manager
As the health care industry continues to integrate information technology strategies, the demand for CIS professionals will continue to rise. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of computer and information systems managers is projected to grow 15 percent from 2012 to 2022.†
Parker University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Certificate, Associate of Applied Science, Bachelor of Science, Master degrees, and the Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Parker University.
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*These are examples of job targets and do not represent a guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title.
†Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Computer and Information Systems Managers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/computer-and-information-systems-managers.htm (visited April 28, 2014).