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Computer Information Systems

In this hands-on major, you'll analyze, design and test solutions, and we give you space to practice what you learn in class. Our Computer Information Systems (CIS) Sandbox is an on-campus learning lab stocked with software for you to test drive and collaborate with peers.

The CIS degree will equip you with the knowledge and understanding of information technology (IT) capabilities and implications, as well as with competency in “best-of-breed” methodologies and tools for information systems development. Graduates are prepared to excel in any of the emerging and varied roles of the IT professional: systems analyst, application developer, systems integrator, IT liaison, end-user support, network manager, vendor representative and technical support specialist.

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Job Placement Rate

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Explore our Computer Information Systems Degree

Welcome to the physical web

CIS students in Bentley’s “Sandbox” created a self-guided campus tour that allowed visiting families to use mobile devices to connect to Bluetooth-enabled beacons placed in various locations around campus. It’s just one example of how state-of-the-art technology helps push the boundaries of what a modern business education can do.

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Professor wins distinguished educator award

A national information technology association has honored Bentley CIS Professor Heikki Topi for his teaching and research. Topi received the Distinguished Information Systems Educator award from the Education Special Interest Group of the Association of Information Technology Professionals, as recognition of his outstanding effort to improve the quality of information systems graduates through distinguished teaching, research and service.

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Connect with Bentley Computer Information Systems Faculty

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I chose CIS because of the flexibility it provides. The combination of business and technical skills that I’m learning will give me an advantage in any industry.
Kelly Michonski
Class of 2020

See where a degree in CIS from Bentley can take you

Companies that Hire our Graduates
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STEM-designated major

Bentley's Computer Information Systems degree program is a STEM-designated major. STEM majors are in high demand across many industries. In addition to a positive career outlook, international students may receive up to three years of Optional Practical Training (OPT) to intern or work in the U.S. after completing their degree.

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