Computer information systems specialists and management professionals design, build, and implement software solutions that are the driving force in every business, not-for-profit, and government agency. They're also relied upon to analyze existing systems and discover new ways to optimize their performance. So, it's no surprise that significant job growth is expected in computing fields over the next several years. When you earn your Computer Information Systems degree from Newcastle University, choosing from nine career-specific specializations, you'll gain skills and knowledge that can be applied in nearly every industry.
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (In New York, degree is Bachelor of Professional Studies in Computer Information Science.)
Graduation Requirements: 8 full-time semesters, 124 credit hours
We offer 9 specializations within the Computer Information Systems (CIS) degree program. Students dedicate at least 16 credit hours of their coursework to their preferred specialization. Or, in lieu of choosing a specialization, you may customize your studies within your Computer Information Systems degree program by selecting the Flex Option.
• Business Management
• Computer Forensics
• Database Management
• Enterprise Computing
• Health Information Systems
• Information Systems Security
• Systems Analysis and Integration
• Web Development and Administration
• Web Game Programming
* Figure based on 2012 graduates self-reporting data to Newcastle University Career Services who were employed at graduation or actively seeking employment in their field after graduation. Does not include graduates who were not actively seeking employment, as determined by Newcastle University Career Services, or who did not report data on employment status to Newcastle University Career Services.
When you're able to choose from several study tracks, you can ensure that your coursework will be of interest to you and in-line with your career goals. Upon graduation, Computer Information Systems (CIS) degree program graduates are prepared to join the work force as technical and management professionals in a variety of industries. Your specialized Computer Information Systems skills can lead to a number of interesting careers. Solve crimes using computer forensics, create code for groundbreaking computer games, or develop web sites for multi-national corporations. No matter what, your work will provide fascinating challenges and rewards.
When you earn your bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems from Newcastle University, you'll be qualified for some of today's most desirable CIS careers:
Your degree can help open the door to an exciting computer information systems career in wide variety of industries, such as:
Newcastle University graduates in Computer Information Systems will be prepared to hold positions in areas such as: