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Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems

Why Earn Your Computer Information Systems Degree at Saint Leo University?

Earn your computer information systems degree at Saint Leo University and prepare for a future in a growing field by acquiring the skills you need to succeed in the computer industry. Learn how to solve real-life problems involving the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services. Practice computer techniques in a stimulating classroom environment that uses the latest state-of-the-art tools and technology.

Saint Leo’s computer information systems degree program is offered online and on campus- allowing you the flexibility to successfully manage your work and home life with your studies. Completing this information systems degree, you'll gain marketable skills in programming, project management, information security, internet applications and systems analysis. As a computer information systems expert, you’ll guide organizations to the right solutions. You’ll strategize and implement technologies that help a company meet its goals, ensuring information integrity through secure networks, internet operations and computer applications.

Study under experts who have worked all over the world and in high-level positions at Texas Instruments, IBM, the United States Air Force, and noteworthy banks, insurance companies and education institutions. Saint Leo’s forward-thinking curriculum has been developed based on the recommendations of IEEE and ACM, two leading standards-making organizations in educational and scientific computing. Contact us to learn more about our online computer information systems degree program.

The bachelor of science in computer information systems degree is designed for students interested in a successful career in the computer field. Courses focus on computer applications for business organizations.

Learning Experience:
Campus Education Center Online
Est. Time to Complete:
4 years
Credit Hours:
120 hours

Undergraduate Computer Information Systems Program Details

The bachelor of science in computer information systems teaches marketable skills in programming, project management, information security, internet applications, and systems analysis.

Learn Your Way: 
Online, On Campus, or Near You

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  • What are the on-campus facilities like?

    Students who pursue their degrees at Saint Leo’s main campus near sunny Tampa Bay, Florida, join a community of enthusiastic learners just like them. 

    Computer Information Systems students enjoy plenty of engaging learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom, as well as exciting departmental events.

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  • What are the benefits of earning your computer information systems degree online?

    Saint Leo University’s online learning experience provides a well-rounded education with the flexibility to tailor your course of study to meet your individual needs. We know our students have lives outside school, and we seek to meet them where they are. Online students can count on receiving excellent academics as well as opportunities for hands-on learning.

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  • Taking online classes has afforded me the opportunity to learn while maintaining a job. They give me some flexibility to study at times that work more cohesively with my schedule and allow me to utilize resources such as the library 24 hours a day.

    Bentley Streat | Hayes, VA

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Are education centers near you offering computer information systems degree programs?

You may also choose to pursue your degree through one of our education centers, which merge a traditional in-person education with the flexibility to match your lifestyle. Education centers offer eight-week academic terms as well as evening and weekend classes.

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Career Outlook

No matter which learning experience you choose, you will receive plenty of professional development opportunities, industry knowledge from expert professors, and support from the Saint Leo community. All this together means that you will be ready for a successful career or continued studies upon graduation.

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  • What skills you will learn?

    • application development,
    • networking,
    • programming, 
    • systems analysis and design

How will you gain real experience?

Internships

Our students have interned with Verizon, Tech Data Corporation, Pasco County Sheriff’s Department, and many other local organizations and departments at Saint Leo.

Technology

Hone your computer programming skills in two fully equipped computer labs, a computer networks and information assurance lab, and classrooms equipped with state-of-the-art SMART Board technology.

Co-curricular activities

Join the Computing Club and the Computer Gamers Club.

Memberships

Outstanding students may be selected for induction into Saint Leo’s Omicron Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the international honor society for distinguished scholars in the computing and information systems disciplines.

What can you do with an undergraduate computer information systems degree?

Upon completion of our computer information systems degree, students apply their computer systems expertise, logical thinking, and problem solving skills across a wide-range of industries.

What are the top computer information systems degree jobs?

Career Growth Salary
IT Project Manager 11% (Faster than average) $151,150 per year $72.67 per hour
Web Developer 13% (Faster than average) $77,200 per year $37.12 per hour
Computer Systems Analyst 7% (As fast as average) $93,730 per year $45.06 per hour

From the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020.

Where are Saint Leo computer information systems graduates now? 

Graduates apply computer systems expertise, logical thinking, and problem solving skills to a variety of business contexts - from Verizon, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Carnival Cruise Lines to the U.S. Air Force and Army. 

College of Arts & Sciences

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  • The School of Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Data Science (CARDS) at Saint Leo University houses several cutting-edge degree programs with a technology focus. Now being over two decades into the 21st century, these forms of technology are prevalent across all industries and continue to grow each day. Therefore, more and more college graduates within these majors are in demand to develop the technical aspects of these practical technologies and strategies.

    The degree programs within this college include computer science, robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), and data science. Taught by faculty with many years of practical experience across numerous areas of focus, students learn the intricacies of coding software to power mobile applications, develop functions to make robots perform specific tasks, and learn the significance of using data to help businesses make strategic decisions. Students can expect small class sizes with one-on-one support from their instructors, allowing them to gain a high-quality education that will empower them for career success.

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