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Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

Become a Problem-Solver in this IT Career

This program is offered on Campus and Online.

Businesses of all sizes, across all industries, need tech-savvy individuals like you to design, maintain and secure their networks and software. With a computer information systems degree from Post University, you can pursue an in-demand career as a systems analyst, programmer, database analyst or network tech/manager, or start your graduate studies in information systems. If you are inspired by technology and solutions-focused, then a computer information systems degree may be your next step toward a new career.

Our computer science program is a combination of disciplines: Coursework gives equal focus to technology, computer science and business, and how they integrate with each other. As a student in this program, you will work to develop extensive knowledge and skills in:

  • Computing and mathematics
  • Computer-based systems, processes, components and programs
  • Professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
  • Local and global trends in IS/IT

Before you graduate and enter the workforce, you may have the opportunity to get real-world experience with a hands-on internship at companies like the Ford Motor Company, the U.S. government or military, or local computer service corporations.

Whether you take classes online or at our Connecticut campus, you will receive the same personal attention from our faculty and staff. They will help you tailor your degree with a concentration, apply for computer information systems jobs and provide you with discounts on many different certifications, including CompTIA and LPI.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
Normal Time to Completion: 48 Months
This program is offered on Main Campus and online.

Post University’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems program provides students core knowledge that is necessary in the computer information systems discipline. Students learn about information systems and information technology at a variety of levels and more importantly learn the relationship between information systems and technology to business and the organizations that they support. As information systems and technology have become intertwined there is a critical need for individuals that can see the big picture and subsequently communicate with all entities in the organization. This program provides the core knowledge and related learning outcomes to create graduates that understand information systems and technology on a variety of levels. Throughout the program, students will be asked to identify and follow local and global trends in IS/IT. Graduates could secure entry-level positions as network and computer systems administrators, software engineers, computer user support specialists, and IS/IT project managers. Students will also be prepared to start graduate studies in information systems.

Program Outcomes

  • Students will have the ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
  • Students will have the ability to analyze a problem, identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • Students will have the ability to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component or program to meet desired needs
  • Students will have the ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
  • Students will have an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
  • Students will have the ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • Students will have the ability to analyze local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society
  • Students will be able to recognize the need for and the ability to engage in continuing professional development
95COMMON CORE12 crss
96ENG110 College Writing3 crs
97ENG130 Literature and Composition3 crs
98COM107 Introduction to Communication3 crs
99CIS112 Introduction to Computing3 crs
100LIBERAL ARTS24 crss
101History Elective3 crs

The University reserves the right to change or update the curriculum at any time. The University will notify students of any changes officially through the university website.

For full course descriptions please refer to the University Catalog for the current Academic Year.

Computer Information Systems Concentrations


Based on the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, graduates in this concentration will be prepared to defend organizations and networks from internal and external threats.
Coursework in this concentration covers both foundational theory and the practical applications you’ll need to design, create and maintain computer networks.
Software Development
Software Development students will learn how to gather business requirements, and then transfer them into programming requirements and programs.
This career field continues to grow, and so can you. Contact us today for our on-campus or online computer information technology degree program.

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