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Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems

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  • Credential: Degree
  • Credits: 120
  • Next Start: Monthly

Hone your information technology (IT) skills with the Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems Major (BSc-CIS). This program will build the skills you need to develop and run computer-based systems in business, education, and other fields that process, use and manage information.

  • 32

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  • $72k

    Average Salary

Source: Institutional Data Analysis

Q: Why take the Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems?

A:

The knowledge and skills acquired in the BSc-CIS will help you utilize new IT and incorporate it into your organization's strategy, planning and practices. You will be well equipped for managing departmental and individual IT systems.

Q: How long will it take to complete?

A:

Finish this program in as little as 2 years (post-diploma route) or 4 years (degree route) of full-time study. Or work at your own pace and take as long as you need. There is no time limit for completion.

Program Overview

Hone your information technology (IT) skills with the Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems Major (BSc-CIS). This program will build the skills you need to develop and run computer-based systems in business, education, and other fields that process, use and manage information.

Athabasca University’s BSc-CIS curriculum balances the two broad areas of Computing and Information Systems:

  • computer science (developing infrastructure and systems for organizational processes)
  • information systems (acquiring, deploying, and managing IT resources)

Why take the Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Systems?

The knowledge and skills acquired in the BSc-CIS will help you utilize new IT and incorporate it into your organization's strategy, planning and practices. You will be well equipped for managing departmental and individual IT systems.

You will also be ready for graduate studies at AU and other universities.

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