Computer Information Systems (CIS)
Graduates of Bentley’s Computer Information Systems (CIS) programs are among the most highly sought-after business professionals in today’s job market. After all, companies are in constant need of specialists who are able to collaborate to transform business by applying rapidly evolving technologies. At Bentley, you’ll gain a solid understanding of core information technologies and integrate that with a strong business foundation, key managerial skills, and specialized emerging competencies. You’ll also have access to our Learning and Technology CIS Sandbox: a collaborative, cutting-edge social learning space current students describe as a place for “building cool stuff with cool people using cool technology.” With a CIS degree, you’ll be able to specify, design, develop, and support integrated information systems across industries in varied roles such as business analyst, systems analyst, systems integrator, application developer, end-user support specialist and more.
Xu's Newest Program is Literal Life-Saver
In a forthcoming paper in MISQ, the leading journal for Information Systems, Associate Professor Jennifer Xu outlines KAREN, a computer program she co-created that can help health professionals identify and support Internet users exhibiting suicidal behaviors.
Page receives Best Paper Awards
Assistant Professor Xinru Page recently received two Best Paper Awards. In “How Communication Styles Reshape Boundary Regulation and Social Media Adoption,” presented at the 2019 Social Media & Society conference in Toronto, she examines the social and psychological reasons that inform social media interactions.
And in “Risk vs. Restriction: The Tension between Providing a Sense of Normalcy and Keeping Foster Teens Safe Online,” presented at the 2019 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems held in Glasgow, she explores challenges to online safety faced by foster families.