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Computer Information Systems and Analytics

Acquire the cutting-edge technical knowledge, project management and business analysis skills you need to build a thriving career in computer systems and networking. Graduates of Computer Information Systems and Analytics programs at the University of Central Missouri have earned a reputation for excellence. Many have gone on to enjoy careers with leading technology and Fortune 500 companies.

Learn programming, critical thinking, problem-solving, project management and team leadership skills in our standards-led programs. We are among only a handful of institutions in the country offering an undergraduate program accredited by both the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). 

Computer Information Systems and Analytics offers multiple areas of focus for undergraduate and graduate studies:

  • Software Development: Set yourself apart as a software developer by gaining an understanding of the broader context of business operations, along with thorough, up-to-date training in the full suite of technical skills. 
  • Cloud Computing, Networking and Security: Information systems power the modern world. Learn the analytical, technical and business skills you’ll need for a successful, long-term career in this in-demand field.
  • Mobile and Web Development: Learn how to build engaging websites and easy-to-use apps in our AACSB- and ABET-accredited program. 
  • Computer Information Systems for all majors: Bring the value of software development and network system administration skills to nearly any major field of study at UCM.
  • Big Data and Business Analytics for all majors: Add sought-after skills in data and business analysis to your field of study at UCM to enhance your career options.
  • Computer Information Systems and Information Technology: This STEM-classified, AACSB-accredited master’s degree program focuses on technological innovations and challenges in the 21st century. Prepare for the next level of your career by studying software engineering or e-commerce and internet technologies with noted scholars in the field.
  • Big Data Analytics and Information Technology: Deepen your knowledge of big data management to qualify for advanced roles or doctoral study in data engineering, AI, business intelligence analysis and much more with our high-value master’s degree program.
  • Big Data and Analytics professional development: Broaden your career horizons with our graduate certificate in Big Data Systems and Business Analytics, which will provide you with hands-on learning for data analysis, business process improvement, cloud computing and more.

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Find your Computer Information Systems and Analytics future at UCM

Within our Computer Information Systems and Analytics programs at UCM, we provide extensive training in technical knowledge, IT and project management, legal issues, managerial communication and much more. Our expert, caring faculty will help you craft an engaging, exciting course of study.

Our dual-accredited program focuses on hands-on, applied learning. Outside of the classroom, you’ll have many other opportunities for experiential learning and professional development:

  • Competitions: UCM students in Computer Information Systems and Analytics participate in state and nationwide competitions in the field — and often place or win, including a recent first place award at a national C# Visual competition. 
  • Hackathons: Team up with students of various disciplines, such as Cybersecurity, to participate in hackathon events held at UCM and other locations.
  • Campus organizations: Develop your professional relationships by joining the Computer Information Systems Students Organization or seeking a role on our advisory board, which includes industry experts.
  • Expert lecturers: Get insight into the current state of the industry by learning from and engaging with our many guest speakers on campus.


What can you do with a degree in one of UCM’s Computer Information Systems and Analytics programs?

Studying Computer Information Systems and Analytics at the University of Central Missouri is excellent preparation for a diverse variety of stimulating careers. Our graduates provide an all-important link between an organization’s technical and managerial spheres.

Your new skills and knowledge will enable you to excel at a number of a roles vital to the digital economy, such as:

  • Database designer or administrator
  • Big data engineer
  • Data scientist
  • Programming and application developer
  • Software quality control engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Chief information officer
  • Information systems / technology manager
  • Database administrator 
  • ERP administrator
  • Business decision support specialist
  • Internet or intranet manager





The BSBA Computer Information Systems is accredited by Computing Accreditation Commision of ABET



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