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Computer Information Systems

computer-class-student-2015-welsh-shotsThe Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems prepares you to plan, design, and optimize scalable software systems and mobile applications for use in today’s rapidly evolving business environments.

When it comes to technology, you will truly be a life-long learner. In addition to technical expertise, the ability to think critically, communicate clearly, and problem-solve effectively are extremely important career skills. To achieve this skill set, our program ideally combines the advantages of a traditional liberal arts college education with the benefits of hands-on training in state-of-the-art computer technology.

Computer Information Systems at New England College is ideal for students who have a technical inclination and an interest in the theory, practice, art, and science of computer systems and programming.

If you wish to pursue an accelerated Bachelors and Masters of Science in Computer Information Systems, you can apply to participate in our accelerated program. Under the accelerated program undergraduate students complete 12 MS-CIS credit hours while pursuing their Bachelor’s degree. These credit hours will count as required hours for both the BS and MS degree, allowing you to complete a BS and MS in 148 credits instead of 160.

Learn more about the Computer Information System program’s learning objectives, requirements, and core and elective courses by clicking here, or on the Academic Catalog to the right.

Computer Information Systems: Learn by Doing at New England College

All students actively participate in hands-on training using advanced computer technology. You will build practical skills for today’s digital economy. You will develop these skill sets through relevant real-world projects, learning both the theory and the technical aspects of a given subject area. We also encourage all students to pursue internships as part of their degree path.

Completing New England College’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems will allow you to:

  • Apply communication, teamwork, and leadership skills to translate technical information to align computer information systems and tools with organizational goals.
  • Analyze technical aspects of IT projects and employ project management strategies to meet business needs and organizational goals.
  • Utilize IT methods and tools to the development of applications and the administration of computing systems, as well as to the adoption of new technologies within the organization.
  • Identify information tools and technologies that may have strategic value for the organization, and manage the implementation of those technologies.

Career Opportunities in Computer Information Systems

  • Database Administrator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Technical Support Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Business Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Programming Analyst
  • Web Designer