5 things you may not know about our School of Computer & Information Sciences

Technology has changed life as we know it, enabling advances that even a decade ago may have seemed impossible. And it’s quite clear: There’s no slowing this revolution.

Regis’ School of Computer & Information Sciences has exceled in preparing students for the many opportunities created by this dynamic growth. Our students say they benefit from our rigorous curriculum as well as emphasis on hands-on experience, critical-thinking and social responsibility. But what else sets our programs apart?

Here are five things you may not know about our School of Computer & Information Sciences:

• Besides preparing our students to make an impact, a Regis degree could pay off in other ways. The School of Computer & Information Sciences bachelor’s and master’s degree recipients have the highest median first-year earnings compared to graduates from the other Colorado universities in the same field, according to an initial earnings report issued in March 2013 by the state Department of Higher Education.

• Accessibility is another hallmark of our programs. Our bachelor of science degree programs in  computer science, computer information systems and computer networking are the first ABET-accredited programs of their kind in the nation that also are offered in a 100 percent online format.

• According to the National Science Foundation, there are 1,400 institutions in the United States offering bachelor’s degrees in computer science and more than 400 institutions offering master’s degrees in the field. Over the last 10 years, Regis University consistently ranked in the top 10 percent of institutions for the number of bachelor’s and master’s degrees earned in computer science.

• We have developed key governmental, academic and industrial partnerships leading to valuable joint research and enhanced learning opportunities. Our students and graduates benefit from such partnerships in today’s competitive business environment. Some of our partners include IBM, Oracle and the National Defense University located in Washington, D.C.

• Our school has been recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

Become a leader in the high-tech revolution. Learn more about the School of Computer & Information Sciences.