Bachelor of Science Computer Information Systems (CIS)
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) offers students flexible and affordable degree pathways into this rapidly evolving career. Learn through a face-to-face format or complete your degree 100% online in 2-3 years depending on transfer credits.
This program gives you the opportunity to study many different areas in computer science, preparing you for a variety of jobs in the technology industry.
Visit our Catalog to view the program, course and degree requirements, and learning outcomes. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.
Students complete real-world projects for actual clients as part of this program. In addition, all Computer Information Systems (CIS) majors are required to complete an internship. The department has developed partnerships with many innovative companies in the Duluth and Twin Cities areas. St. Scholastica students have developed a reputation for high-quality performance in many area businesses.
Computer Information Systems (CIS) graduates are prepared for a variety of computer-related careers which according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics are all expected to grow faster than average from 2022-2032.
- Software Developers: 25% increase with an average salary of $124,200
- Cybersecurity Analyst: 32% increase with an average salary of $112,000
- Systems Analyst: 10% increase with an average salary of $102,240
- Database Administrator: 8% increase with an average salary of $112,100
St. Scholastica graduates find work as software developers, database specialists and system analysts. An increasing number of graduates are working for computer consulting firms, while others are managing information systems of large and small organizations.
On-campus Undergraduate Programs
Students applying for the fall semester have two application timelines to choose from – Early Action (Nov. 15) and Regular Decision (Feb. 1). Both options are completely free and deposits are fully refundable until May 1. We will accept applications for fall semester through the end of August.
Bachelor’s Degree Completion Programs
Most of our hybrid and 100% online programs operate on a rolling admission basis – allowing you to apply anytime. Once your application and other necessary documents are received, we will forward them to the appropriate department for review.
- High school diploma or GED
- Cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 for entrance into the college
Note: Meeting minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission.
A returning student is a student who was admitted and enrolled in a program at St. Scholastica but has been absent from the program for at least three continuous semesters, including summer. To return to the same program at St. Scholastica, a returning student must be in good academic standing and must apply for readmission to the College.
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