Finish your bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Information Systems (CIS) at GWU. Computer Information Systems is one of the fastest-growing areas of study as well as one offering plentiful career options.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

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A Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems will provide you with comprehensive training in information management using today’s technologies, preparing you for a successful career helping companies efficiently and effectively manage data and other resources.

GOAL - The Degree Completion Program Admissions

In the Computer Information Systems program, you will explore such topics as computer programming and networking, database and information management, and software engineering. The skills you obtain will equip you to help companies improve productivity through efficient information management.


The business school will also give you a broad range of general business knowledge in functional areas such as marketing, finance, management, and accounting.

A bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems prepares you to work for

  1. banks
  2. academic institutions
  3. nonprofit organizations
  4. government agencies
  5. regional and national businesses

In addition to the University’s required general education and prerequisites, the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems through the GOAL - The Degree Completion Program requires 33 hours in the major, 15 of which must be completed with the University. The degree requires the completion of a Capstone Course in strategic information management.


Additional information, including descriptions of specific courses and their corresponding credit hours, is available in the Academic Catalog.

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