Gain a greater understanding of how to use information technology as a solution to various business problems. At the University of Central Missouri, our Computer Information Systems (CIS) minor will provide you with knowledge and skills related to the design, development, implementation and maintenance of information systems in various business operations. You’ll cultivate fundamental software development and network system administration skills that equip you to contribute to information technology initiatives — or help you better communicate with those who do.
Take CIS minor courses in person or online
Add a CIS minor to your undergraduate studies in a way that works for you. You can take all of these program courses online or at our Warrensburg or Lee’s Summit campuses, just 30 to 45 minutes from Kansas City.
In-person classes on two campuses
100% online option available
About 20 students per class
Enhance your major to gain tech skills
Access UCM’s labs as needed
As a Computer Information Systems minor at the University of Central Missouri, you’ll build a hands-on foundation in Visual C#, web application development and networking — with the option to extend your undergraduate studies in database management or systems analysis and design. You’ll also gain a fundamental background in business processes through accounting courses.
Your CIS minor program courses will enable you to apply what you learn to relevant problems that affect business operations. Gain a diverse background in computing technologies and how to use them in business settings through courses such as:
Putting your learning into action is at the heart of UCM’s Computer Information Systems minor. You’ll gain ample hands-on opportunities as you learn more about the fundamentals of computer networking and programming, as well as database and systems design.
You can also apply your knowledge and skills through:
Our Computer Information Systems minor will prepare you for high-demand jobs such as computer systems analyst, computer support specialist, database administrator and network and computer systems administrator. Students who complete this minor, along with a related bachelor’s degree program, also go on to pursue various master’s programs, including UCM’s master’s degree in Computer Information Systems and Information Technology.
Discover a career in a growing field
Learn more about how Computer Information Systems program coursework can help you fulfill your career goals. Explore job options and salary expectations using the interactive tool below.
The University of Central Missouri has some of the lowest tuition rates and fees in the state. We also have many ways to help you finance your college education when you combine the CIS minor with a bachelor’s degree.
Learn more about our general and program-specific scholarships by using the UCM Scholarship Finder.
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The BSBA Computer Information Systems is accredited by Computing Accreditation Commision of ABET