Walden’s bachelor’s degree in computer information systems is designed to prepare you with the technical and business skills to use technology to help people and organizations as you advance your career in information systems—the fastest-growing sector in the economy according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In this program you will:

  • Explore strategies for working collaboratively within your organization.
  • Discover how to analyze and evaluate information processing needs.
  • Learn to construct solutions from an ever-changing set of technologies.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: April 10, 2017

Duration: 48 months

Transfer Credits: Up to 135 quarter credits

Complete our General Program or choose from one of four other concentrations:

  • Cyber Security for Information Systems
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Information Systems Management
  • Web and Mobile Applications Design

Course content

This degree in information systems blends academic theory with hands-on experience so that you can:

  • Acquire the skill set most sought after by today's information technology managers, including the interdisciplinary skills least likely to be outsourced.
  • Gain experience in group analysis and design projects; in communicating effectively with co-workers, employers, and other professionals; and in using specialized information technology tools.
  • Work in collaborative distributed teams, the work style of the future.
  • Translate your distance learning experience to the workplace and improve your ability to work across organizational, disciplinary, and geographic boundaries.
 

More about our BS in Computer Information Systems program

 
  • Career Options

    Our BS in Computer Information Systems program can prepare you to play an important role focusing on information technology infrastructures. Possible job titles include:*

    • IT consultant
    • Database administrator
    • Network engineer
    • Systems analyst
     

    *Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

  • Center of Excellence
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    Walden has been designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. This means our programs meet high standards of quality and relevance in information assurance and cyber defense disciplines, helping you prepare for greater career opportunities upon graduation.

  • Entry Requirements

    Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

    • You are 21 years of age or older.
    • You are less than 21 years of age with 60 quarter credit hours.
    • You are an active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service.
    • You are concurrently enrolled in an approved partner institution with an articulation agreement with Walden.

    You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

    Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

  • Tuition and Financial Aid

    Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 855.203.3398, to learn more about tuition costs for the BS in Computer Information Systems program and financial aid options.

    Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. 

  • How to Apply

    To speak with an enrollment advisor about applying for our program today, fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855.203.3398.

Why earn your BS in Computer Information Systems at Walden?

 
  • NSA Day of Cyber

    Test-drive your future by participating in the free, interactive, and fully automated NSA Day of Cyber.

  • Exceptional Student Services

    Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.

  • Relevant Curriculum

    Coursework is based on the latest research and current best practices.

Testimonials

 
 
 

“If you are very focused and determined, you can balance your studies with everything else."

Onuh Victoria | BS in Information Technology Graduate, MS in Information Technology Student