Why should I pursue a B.S. in Computer Information Systems?
CIS professionals enable organizations to make better, data-driven business decisions in an ever-changing
technological work environment.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, roles for skilled computer information systems professionals are projected to grow 15 percent
by 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. A B.S. in CIS will have you ready to join a fast-growing,
Is a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems for me?
If you’re interested in learning through technology and want to solve tough business problems, the CIS field is
an exciting and expanding area that combines both technical and business skills.
Students who do well in our program are typically:
- Analytical thinkers
- Problem solvers
- Detail-oriented individuals
- Persistent perfectionists
- Familiar with programming, coding and computer technology
You'll be asked to consider ethics, social issues and privacy with the use of data, using your work to
contribute to the social conscience within the IT community.
If you’re a member of the military, Regis also has great tuition options to help you build on the skills you learned during your service.
What will I learn in Regis' Computer Information Systems program?
Our B.S. in CIS program is career-focused and provides a balance of theory, coursework and hands-on experience in business process management, software development and applications, database management, enterprise systems, business analytics and more. You’ll learn to analyze how IT initiatives impact your organization’s short- and long-term business goals and how to improve existing business processes and information systems
Through exciting virtual-lab work, hands-on experiences and partnerships with impressive organizations such as the SAP, you’ll help businesses harness technology to operate more effectively. You will experience the power of the SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and business analytics software. Real-world exposure to SAP increases you ability to integrate knowledge across business disciplines and empowers you to enable organizations to make better, data-driving decisions. In a nutshell, you are the link between business and IT with real-world experience coming with you into the job market.
Because we partner with some of the biggest companies in information technology, students in our CIS programs enjoy
incredibly unique experiences beyond the classroom. Our partnerships include:
- Hewlett Packard
- Oracle Academic Alliance Member
- SAP University Alliance
And many more. To learn more about our partnerships click here.
Is Regis’ CIS program accredited?
Regis University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.
The Computer Information Systems undergraduate program is one of less than 50 out of 1,400 programs in the nation
that is ABET-accredited and the only program that is 100% online.
What class formats are available?
The CIS program is offered in an accelerated format. Accelerated classes are ground-based and online.
The flexible format allows you to log in anytime, day or night, as you complete weekly assignments. No campus
visits are required for online students, but we encourage you to celebrate your graduation in person.
Traditional classes are offered on campus during the daytime in a 16-week semester format.
When do CIS classes start at Regis University?
Courses are offered in eight-week terms that begin in:
Or semester terms that begin in August and January
Can I extend my B.S. in CIS to a master’s degree?
You have the option to work toward a B.S. in CIS degree in tandem with one of the master of science degree programs
within our College of Computer & Information Sciences.*
Please see the prerequisite chart; for B.S. in CIS degree.
Contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 to learn how you can complete both degree programs at a faster
pace and a more affordable cost.
*Excluding the M.S. in Software Engineering & Database Technologies degree
Meet our CIS faculty
Duncan, Assistant Professor and Chair, Information Systems, Program Coordinator for the BS in CIS program.
Edward Lindoo, Associate Professor, Information Systems.
Program Educational Objectives
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are broad statements that describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years after graduation. PEOs are based on the needs of the program’s constituencies and must be documented and measurable. The Bachelor of Science in CIS Program supports the following PEOs:
1. Graduates will be knowledgeable and skilled professionals in computer information systems with the value-added ability to use data to expand their organization's mission.
Our graduate’s knowledge spans the fundamentals of computer information systems, including an understanding of several advanced specialty areas. Our graduates have the technical knowledge and theoretical background in computing within a value-centered education. Each graduate understands the value of making data understandable and useful which enhances the strategy of the organization. Analytical problem solving, experiential learning, entrepreneurial techniques, and critical thinking are trademarks of CIS graduates.
2. Graduates will exhibit high standards of professionalism.
Our graduates communicate clearly, work effectively as an individual or in a team, and take leadership roles within the profession. Our graduates become contributors to the improvement and transformation of our society.
3. Graduates will embrace a professional code of ethics in their professional careers.
Our graduates understand the ethical, professional and social responsibilities associated with their computer profession. They recognize the social and global impact of their work.
4. Graduates will adapt to the changing landscape of the CIS discipline.
Our graduates are lifelong learners, updating their knowledge and skills regularly. Some graduates pursue advanced degrees while others take advantage of professional development opportunities.
5. Graduates are men and women committed to serving their community.
Our graduates apply analytic skills and knowledge to human needs and seek to preserve the best of the human heritage. Our graduates develop skills and leadership abilities necessary for distinguished professional work and contributions to the improvement and transformation of society.
Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will be able to:
- Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
- Analyze a problem and define the computing requirements appropriate to the discipline.
- Design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component or program to meet desired needs.
- Identifies, collaborates effectively, and shares information with team members to set and meet team performance goals
- Explain the professional, ethical, and social issues and responsibilities relevant to the discipline.
- Communicate with organization stakeholders using effective communication, project management and decision-making skills.
- Analyze the local and global impact of information systems on individuals, organizations, and society.
- Maintain technical competency in the face of rapid changes in the discipline.
- Apply design principals, using current tools, techniques, and skills to organizational systems.
- Demonstrate an understanding of processes that support the delivery and management of information systems within the business environment.
Graduate & Enrollment Numbers
Graduates by academic year
|Enrollment by academic year
Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.