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BS in Computer Information Systems

Advance your career in a fast-growing sector.

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: August 28, 2017
Transfer Credits: Up to 135 quarter credits

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Courses, Admissions, and Financial Aid

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Learn to analyze security and privacy issues in real-world cases, and select appropriate techniques to minimize risks and respond to security breaches.
Study the healthcare industry and learn how a variety of information systems are involved in patient care, research, administration, and public health.
Gain an understanding of how to manage information systems within an organization and across an extended supply chain.
Explore the role of the systems designer in application development and focuses on developing systems that reach the target audience and optimize the user experience.

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

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
  • IT business analyst
  • Network engineer
  • Systems analyst

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

homeland-securitynsa-logoWalden 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.

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.

Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 8552035779, to learn more about tuition costs for this 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.

Our enrollment advisors are ready to answer any questions you may have regarding this program. Fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855-203-5779.

Why earn your BS in Computer Information Systems at Walden?

Onuh Victoria

"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