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Bachelor of Science Major in Computing and Information Systems

Build the skills you need to develop and run computer-based systems in business, education, and other fields that process, use, and manage information.

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Program details

The Bachelor of Science, Major in Computing and information Systems (BSc CIS) is a 120-credit online degree program. You must complete at least 30 credits through Athabasca University. If you have a 2- or 3-year science- or computing-related diploma, you can apply for the shorter, post-diploma route that may give you 30 to 60 credits toward your degree.

All courses are completed through online individualized study, allowing you to complete the coursework at your own pace (within the course contract timeline 4-6 months). You have the option to take some graduate level courses, which are paced (you must complete the coursework on a fixed schedule).

You can finish this program in as little as 2 years (post-diploma route) or 4 years (regular 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.