BS in Computer Information Systems

Are you seeking a career where business meets technology? Accelerate your growth with a 100% online computer information systems program.

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Organizations across industries are increasingly relying on technology to create efficiencies and deliver outcomes. The result? A growing demand for hybrid professionals who possess a foundational knowledge of business and a specialized skillset in information systems and technology.

Our Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems prepares you to meet this challenge by providing an in-depth knowledge of how information systems function in a business environment. In this program, available 100% online, you’ll study industry-specific concepts including network theory, programming, system administration and database management systems. You will also gain critical business, management and communication skills necessary to be successful in today’s workplace.

What You'll Learn

In our BS in Computer Information Systems program, you will discover the key components of information systems, including the following:

  • How and why information systems are used
  • The core elements of IT infrastructure, including clients, servers, network devices and systems software
  • Emerging software systems and technologies
  • Systems, architectures and networks typically used in an IT infrastructure
  • Computer and network security
  • Java, object-oriented programming and the development of applications
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Florida Institute of Technology is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees.

The BS in Computer Information Systems online program is in alignment with the Association for Computing Machinery curriculum guidelines.


The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems can position you for a variety of opportunities in the growing technology industry when combined with relevant experience. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)*, employment of computer and technology occupations is projected to increase by 13% from 2016 to 2026, which is much faster than the average. The median annual wage in this category was $86,320 in May 2018, which was 123% higher than the median annual wage for all occupations.

Potential career paths* across industries include:

  • Network and computer systems administrator
  • Computer network architect
  • Computer programmer
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Database administrator

Whether you are looking to make a career change or advance in your current position, the BS in CIS is designed to provide foundational and advanced skills in business and information systems required for a variety of careers.

Why Florida Tech

Choosing Florida Tech to further your education means you’ll earn your degree from a private, nonprofit, nationally-ranked university. Named a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report (2019) and ranked a Best Value College in Florida by PayScale’s ROI Report (2018), Florida Tech positions students to pursue success by offering its rigorous academic programs 100% online. Other benefits of Florida Tech include:

  • Learn from subject matter experts and industry practitioners
  • Collaborate in an interactive and user-friendly online classroom
  • Access course materials anytime, anywhere with 24/7 access
  • Communicate and network with classmates from all over the country
  • Alumni include NASA scientists, Fortune 500 CEOs and top military generals

“If you’re considering getting a degree and you don’t have time to attend a traditional school, Florida Tech is the best opportunity you have to get the degree and to get the help you need with the classes.”

- Charles S., BS in Computer Information Systems

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer and Information Technology Occupations, on the internet at (visited June 10, 2019).

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth. Degree and/or certificate program options do not guarantee career or salary outcomes. Students should conduct independent research for specific employment information.

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Discover the flexibility and quality of Florida Tech’s online programs. Learn more about our degree and certificate programs, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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