Computer Information Science
Do you enjoy working with technology? Do you have a talent for solving problems? If so, Computer Information Science (CIS) could be the right degree choice for you. A degree in CIS can prepare you for graduate school or for entry-level positions such as systems programmer, systems analyst, applications programmer, database administrator, bioinformatics specialist, computer forensics analyst, user support specialist, network administrator or website administrator.
Missouri Southern CIS graduates boast one of the highest averages in starting salaries when compared to other majors. Job placement rates are also high. Many Missouri Southern CIS graduates hold positions as middle and upper-level managers in various organizations and several have earned graduate degrees.
The Computer Information Science (CIS) department provides opportunities for a broad undergraduate education in the many aspects of computer hardware and software. The program offers courses of instruction that develop a thorough understanding of current methods used in the design and implementation of computer based solutions.
Pursuant to the department's educational mission, the faculty:
The Computer Information Science program will produce graduates who: