M.S. in Computer Information Systems (Online)

In Rivier's online Computer Information Systems program, you will develop a unique combination of business expertise and technical competence that will position you for leadership roles in almost any organization.

Why Study Computer Information Systems at Rivier?

Rivier offers the M.S. in Computer Information Systems online, combining quality education with flexible scheduling. Multiple term starts mean you can start soon and finish fast, and our competitive tuition makes your education affordable—the cost of a Rivier education, with all tuition and fees included, is typically at least $3,000 less than other similar programs.

With this degree, you will gain the ability to understand and develop a shared language between IT and business professionals while developing a firm grasp of current business trends and emerging technologies.

Rivier’s Computer Information Systems program includes courses on object-oriented design, networking technologies, database development, computer security, project management, finance, economics, and more. In addition to our program offered online, the M.S. in Computer Information Systems is also offered on campus.

In this program you will:

  • Master theory and application of computing and quantitative research
  • Develop a broad understanding of the social and cultural significance of mathematics and computers in our society

Program Overview

  • Next Start Date. September 3, 2019
  • Est. Program Length. 1-2 years
  • Credit Hours. 36
  • Course Length. 7 weeks

Where Will Your Degree Take You?

Graduates can enter key management positions through their unique combination of business expertise and technical competence.

Potential Job Roles

  • Management information systems directors
  • Information technology project managers
  • Systems architects
  • Integrated systems designers
  • Quality assurance analysts
  • Chief information officers

With his mentorship, several of Dr. Vladimir Riabov's students have completed research projects that have been successfully implemented at local businesses, engaged Mars researchers at NASA, and contributed to other scientists' research through academic publishing and presentations. As Professor and Director of Computer Science programs, he says "I'm a very lucky person, who has had a chance to teach and supervise many talented graduate students."

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Degree Requirements

Rivier's M.S. in Computer Information Systems prepares graduates to develop business expertise and skills, as well as computing knowledge and competitive practices.

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