Master of Computer Information Systems Master of Computer Information Systems (M.C.I.S.)

Degree Overview

A Master of Computer Information Systems (MCIS) gives you the tools not only to enter a career in CIS, but to keep up with the technology as it changes. This degree program uses a cutting-edge curriculum in information technology, project management, and business systems to help you meet the demands of the fast-paced and challenging field of CIS.

Offered through the College of Business Department of Computer Information Systems, this program trains you in the methods needed to keep information flowing through organizations, improving efficiency, effectiveness, and profitability. You will be on the front lines of technology, keeping business operations running smoothly by managing databases, networks, and websites, or even training employees on how to utilize the most recent innovations.

This program offers:

  • Excellent job placement: Nearly 100% of the graduates of this master's program are placed in the IT field.
  • High salary potential: CIS graduates have some of the highest starting salaries among majors at Colorado State University.
  • Flexibility: Study full- or part-time, with degree completion in as little as three semesters or with the flexibility to take up to 5 years.
  • Opportunity: Move into a new career or strengthen your position in your current career as the program is designed for both non-IT and IT professionals.

What Next?

  • On-campus option

    The Department of Computer Information Systems also offers a Master of Computer Information Systems which can be completed on campus in Fort Collins, CO in a few as three semesters or flexed up to five years. International Students: The on-campus MCIS degree has a STEM program designation by the US government allowing students studying on an F-1 visa to work for a US company up to 29 months following graduation.