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Computer Information Systems and Analytics

Computer Information Systems and Analytics

Computer Information Systems and Analytics discipline focuses on applying technology to business. CIS provides the students with technical ability and business acumen required for corporate decision making and being a business leader. Our CIS masters and baccalaureate coursework incorporates latest technologies in programming, mobile application development, web development, several latest application development frameworks, knowledge of database design development and administration, big data analytics, big data engineering, data science and data visualization. In addition to the technical knowledge, our programs include extensive course work on IT and project management, legal issues, managerial communication and the business skills required to be a consummate business professional / technology manager. Our graduates serve as the all-important link and liaison between the technical and managerial aspects in an organization.

Our Masters and Bachelors are STEM classified programs. Our BSBA in Computer Information Systems is one of only twelve programs in the United States to be accredited by both Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) and Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,


Computer Information Systems and Analytics

 Information for Current and Future Students

Typical Job Opportunities for Our CIS Graduates:

Our CIS graduates from both bachelors and masters programs have a 100% placement record and are poised to become the future technology managers / leaders.

Many of our graduates from both our Bachelors and Masters Programs are in managerial positions in several big organizations such as Apple, Amazon, Boeing, Cerner, DST Systems, Edward Jones, Facebook Inc., Google, Hortonworks, H & R Block, IBM, Microsoft, Sprint, Target, Tesla, Wal-Mart, Yellow Freight and many other Fortune 500 companies.

Typical job opportunities for a CIS graduate (Masters and/or Bachelors)

  • Database designer or administrator
  • Data warehousing and mining
  • Big Data Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Programming and application development
  • Software Engineer
  • Software publishing
  • Telecommunications planning
  • Internet services
  • Chief information officer
  • Information systems / technology manager
  • Database management/ Database administration
  • Independent consultants in software/hardware/network management/ application development/database/analytics/bigdata
  • ERP administrator
  • Business decision support specialist
  • Internet or intranet manager

Visit University of Central Missouri Career Services Center for information about job opportunities, placement, internships etc.

Career Services Center 

CIS & Analytics Program Rankings

College Factual Rankings as below: 

Among several categories of recognition, College Factual, an online rankings organization, has distinguished the University of Central Missouri as No. 1 among the 2019 Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for the Money in Missouri

Ranked among the top 15 percent of CIS programs nationally. Recognition comes in its online feature that ranks quality affordable CIS programs individually within each of the 50 states and overall nationally.

“Every student pursuing a degree in Computer Information Systems has to take a look at University of Central Missouri. Students from the computer information systems major at University of Central Missouri get 4.4 percent above the standard college graduate with the same degree”.

College Factual ranks UCM among the best for education quality and friendliness for veterans and active-duty military nationwide. UCM was ranked No. 5 out of 50 colleges included in the Best College for Veterans in Missouri analysis. 

Programs Offered: Undergraduate Programs

Programs Offered: Masters Programs

Scholarship Opportunities

Whether you're a future freshman, a transfer student or a current UCM student, or for a Masters student, there are several scholarship opportunities for Computer Information Systems and Analytics Students.

Find out more CIS scholarships 


Our Computer Information Systems and Analytics faculty are committed to student success. We provide  CIS students a consummate hands-on experience our courses. Our students when they graduate, are ready for the real-world.

Meet Our Faculty


Our undergraduate program Bachelors in Bachelors of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) 

is STEM classified and fully accredited by both AACSB and ABET.

Our Master o f Science programs MS CIS&IT and MS BDA&IT are fully accredited by AACSB.

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




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



Discipline Contact

Dr. Someswar Kesh
Dockery 300D
Tel: (660) 543-4767
Fax: (660) 543-8465

Undergraduate Programs

Dr. Someswar Kesh
Dockery 300D
Tel: ((660) 543-4767
Fax: (660) 543-8465

Masters Programs

Dr. Sam Ramanujan
Professor & Graduate Program Coordinator
Office Location
Tel: (660) 441-0496
Fax: (660) 543-8465


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