Master of Science in Computer Information Systems

The Master of Science (MS) in Computer Information Systems program is designed for students who wish to combine technical competence in information systems with knowledge of managerial and organizational issues.

Students who complete the master’s degree in Computer Information Systems will be able to demonstrate:

  • Advanced knowledge in the analysis and documentation of requirements for architecture, design, and implementation of computer applications systems.
  • Proficiency in software and computing skills as they pertain to the design and implementation of database systems, data communications, systems analysis, and design.
  • Competence sufficient to identify current and emerging information technologies that may have strategic value for enterprise; assess where those technologies have value; and manage the implementation of those technologies in the enterprise.

CNSS AccreditationThe National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security designates Boston University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research.

 

PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project ManagementThe Master of Science in Computer Information Systems concentration in IT Project Management is accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).

 

CAHIIM-accredited programThe Master of Science in Computer Information Systems is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Concentrations

Students may choose to pursue one of the following concentrations:

Program Options

Available on campus and in the following formats:

  • Online
  • Blended: By combining the convenience of online study and the dynamic of face-to-face learning, the blended format provides added flexibility and new avenues of opportunity for those with demanding schedules.

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