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Computer Information Systems, BSBA (Area 3: Mobile and Web Development)

CIS Degree - Mobile and Web Development Area

Blend business theory with technical expertise in the University of Central Missouri’s Computer Information Systems (CIS) BSBA program - Mobile and Web Development area program. UCM’s program is one of only 13 in the United States accredited by both the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). 

In the Mobile and Web Development area of the CIS bachelor’s degree program at UCM, you’ll learn to develop apps and build websites from expert faculty who keep up-to-date in their fields and lead the industry through their research and publications. CIS faculty have extensive experience that they’ll pass along to you in subjects that range from artificial intelligence to e-commerce.

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#1 popular CIS degree in Missouri

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1 of 13 accredited by AACSB & ABET

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17:1 student-to-faculty ratio

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Top 15% for CIS programs in U.S.

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100% grad school & job placement rate


What you will study

In the University of Central Missouri’s CIS program - Mobile and Web Development area, you’ll build a strong background in leading-edge best practices for web development and UX strategies. You’ll also learn to develop apps and expand your knowledge of programming in new mobile computing languages. 

UCM’s mobile and web development courses include:

  • Business Application Development With Java
  • User Experience Design
  • Web Application Development
  • Mobile Business Application Development

In addition to technical learning, you’ll take classes that teach you business fundamentals. Through courses such as Business Communication, Organizational Policy and Strategy and Principles of Finance, you’ll learn how your skills will help an organization succeed and reach its goals.


Excellence in Mobile and Web Development

  • #1: Most Popular Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Missouri (College Factual, 2022)
  • Top 4%: Most Focused Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences (College Factual, 2022)
  • Top 15%: Best Value College for Computer & Information Sciences (College Factual, 2021)
  • 1 of only 13 computer information systems programs in the country accredited by both the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)


Unique Learning Opportunities

Find exciting opportunities at the University of Central Missouri to put your undergraduate web development bachelor’s degree courses into practice:

  • Internships: Learn to develop apps and gain experience working in jobs in web development through an internship. Past CIS students have found opportunities with Cerner, Evergreen, H&R Block and T-Mobile/Sprint.
  • CIS capstone course: In the CIS Mobile and Web Development degree program, you’ll take a senior capstone class. For this course, you’ll work with CIS students in other concentration areas to solve a business problem by developing an end-to-end system that blends all of your skill sets. You’ll learn more about the other specialties, as well as how everyone’s expertise combines to create a complete product.
  • Student life: Join other students taking web development courses in the Computer Information Systems and Analytics Organization (CISAO) student group to participate in networking events, attend talks from tech leaders and get together for social activities.


What can you do with a degree in Mobile and Web Development from UCM?

While you learn to develop apps in your mobile and web development courses, you’ll get professional advice in UCM’s Career and Life Design Center to help you prepare for the job market. Mentors will work with you to build your resume and get you ready to interview for jobs in web development.

If you plan to continue your education before beginning your career, you’ll be prepared to enter graduate mobile and web development programs to enhance your knowledge and technical skills.

Within six months of graduation, 100% of our CIS Mobile and Web Development bachelor’s degree alumni have jobs or grad school placements.

Mobile and web development career opportunities

Use the interactive tool below to explore job options in web development, career growth projections, salary information and more.




Financial assistance options for your Mobile and Web Development bachelor’s degree

You’ll benefit from the University of Central Missouri’s affordable tuition for the CIS Mobile and Web Development BSBA by graduating without the burden of excessive student debt. UCM also offers numerous ways to help you finance your undergraduate education, including university grants, scholarships and loans, as well as access to federal financial aid and work study.

We also offer scholarships available specifically for the Mobile and Web Development bachelor’s degree program:

  • Alexander Gladkov Memorial Scholarship
  • Boeing Company Scholarship for Computer Information Systems
  • Chelsoft Solutions Company – CIS & IT Scholarship
  • Computer Information Systems & Analytics Scholarship Fund
  • Helen Louise Campbell Richards Memorial Scholarship
  • Pennzoil Student Scholarship
  • Richard and Gertrude Innes Scholarship
  • Trevor Shoemaker CIS Memorial Scholarship

You can learn more about program-specific scholarships with the UCM Scholarship Finder.


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Take your degree further.

Build on your Mobile and Web Development degree by continuing into a UCM graduate program. This can help you prepare for advanced jobs in web development or as an educator:

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Make yourself more marketable.

Supplement UCM’s Mobile and Web Development bachelor’s degree with a related minor:

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Explore programs related to web and mobile development.

If you’re excited about taking web development courses and want to learn to develop apps, you might also be interested in exploring these other majors at the University of Central Missouri:


CIS Program Mission

Program Mission Statement:

The primary mission of the program is to offer outcomes-based, assessment driven, academic programs to prepare students for careers in information systems and information technology.  The program also serves the community by providing technology-related service courses to fulfill the needs of the 21st century workforce.

Accreditation: It Means Quality

Accreditation means an external agency has found that the program meets rigorous standards and has processes in place which will ensure its continued quality. The Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies is accredited in Business and Accounting by AACSB International. 

In addition, the CIS program is accredited in Information Systems by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,  

Only a dozen IS programs in the United States are so dually accredited. 


 Through your CIS classes, you will have access to many information technology resources including:
  • 120+ computers in six dedicated labs
  • a user experience design testing lab
  • numerous Cisco® networking components
  • Wired and wireless access to the campus high-speed Internet
  • Access to software through the Microsoft® Imagine, EMC® Academic Alliance and Oracle Academy programs

Program Educational Objectives

Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years of graduation, graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a major in Computer Information Systems (CIS) are expected to:

  1. Successfully apply their analytical and problem-solving skills to develop technical solutions in a variety of domains.
  2. Demonstrate appropriate leadership using workplace professional and ethical expectations.
  3. Update their knowledge and skills for professional growth and to meet the needs of industry.

Adopted 12/31/2021 

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The BSBA in Computer Information Systems - Mobile and Web Development option is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. 


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