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. The B.S. in CIS program now supports two industry tracks: Business and Health Care. This allows students a choice of pathways and job opportunities upon graduation.
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 or health care problems, the CIS field is
an exciting and expanding area that combines both technical and business or health care industry skills.
Students who do well in our CIS degree program are typically:
- Analytical thinkers
- Problem solvers
- Detail-oriented individuals
- Persistent perfectionists
- Familiar with programming, coding and computer technology
- Good communication and organization skills'
- Excellent team member in group projects
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?
CIS graduates help the world integrate knowledge across business and health care organizations to make better, data-driven decisions. Our B.S. in CIS program is career-focused and provides a balance of theory, coursework and hands-on experience in both business and health care industries.
Students start the program with 45 semester hours of Liberal Arts Core studies followed by CIS technology courses. Finally, students branch off to complete a business or health care track with electives and an industry-focused Capstone experience.
CIS technology courses include Java Programming, Java Application Development, Foundations of Information Systems, Systems Analysis and Design, Database Management, Enterprise Systems Architecture, Fundamentals of Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, and Project Management.
Business track courses include Introduction to Business, Accounting, Ethics, Business Process Management, Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management and Enterprise Systems.
Health Care track courses include Human Anatomy, Medical Terminology, Introduction to Health Information Management, Health Care Ethics, Health Law for Informatics, Health Care Data Analytics, e-HIM Governance, and Health Care Information Systems.
With either track, you’ll learn to analyze how IT initiatives impact your organization’s short and long-term strategic goals and how to improve existing organizational processes and information systems. In a nutshell, you are the link between the organization and IT with real-world experience coming with you into the job market. With our classes, you will experience exciting virtual-lab work and hands-on experiences with either live business or health care information systems.
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 at our Denver Tech Center campus 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.
When do CIS classes start at Regis University?
Courses are offered in eight-week terms that begin in:
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.
Meet our CIS faculty
Duncan, Assistant Professor,Information Systems,.
Edward Lindoo, Associate Professor, Information Systems, Program Coordinator for the B.S. in CIS program.
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:
Graduates of the program will have an ability to:
- Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
- Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
- Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
- Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
- Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
IS Program Criteria:
- Support the delivery, use, and management of information systems within an information systems environment.
Graduate & Enrollment Numbers
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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.