Master of Science in Computer Information Systems

Rico M.
Rico M. Class of 2014, Military Veteran


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The MS in Computer Science program includes four-week courses.
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Program Overview


Are you interested in helping organizations streamline their data processes and discovering available solutions for management and security of information? National University’s Master of Science in Computer Information Systems is designed to provide you with the tools necessary to become a leader in the construction of managerial tools and organizational systems and architectures. By earning a master’s degree in the growing technology field, you’ll be equipped for job opportunities in multiple sectors, such as business, finance, government agencies, education, healthcare, and more.

The MS in Computer Information Systems program follows curriculum recommendations provided by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and Association for Information Systems (AIS), following eight core-competency areas of study. In this program, you will also conduct research on a current topic and earn credit for its subsequent scholarly publication.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the Philosophy of Information
  • Analyze and apply ethical constructs to issues in information systems
  • Analyze the technology environment that domains (organizations) and information systems are within
  • Apply systematic means for the analysis and improvement of needs assessment
  • Create and operate managerial tools and systems for applying information systems to domains (organizations)
  • Create information systems tools, systems, and architectures

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Why Choose National University?

We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 180,000 alumni worldwide.

Four-Week Courses

Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

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Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

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Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

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