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Computer Information Systems

at Metropolitan State University

Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Arts
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program provides a foundation of both theoretical and practical knowledge in the many aspects of information sciences. Course work is designed to develop effective communication, as well as analytical and problem-solving skills that is complemented with hands-on courses. Graduates become developers, designers or information system analysts who can deploy appropriate technology to solve problems in businesses and organizations. Individuals with strong backgrounds of technical and analytical skills, effective communication abilities, and project development knowledge are in demand as the information needs of the world continue to grow. Careers include Web analysts, systems analysts, computer support analysts, database designers and analysts, technical managers, and application programmers.

Program Locations

  • Metropolitan State University, St Paul Campus 55106

Labor Market Information

  • Computer and Information Scientists

  • Median wage: $58.98/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Computer Science Teachers

  • Median wage: $68,078/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Computer and Information Systems Managers

  • Median wage: $59.19/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Metropolitan State University
Metropolitan State University
700 East Seventh St. St. Paul, MN 55106 Toll-Free: (844) 456-3876 Local: (651) 793-1302 TTY: (651) 772-7687 Email: