Computer Information Systems (M.S.) at Grand Valley
Grand Valley State University's Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer Information Systems is intended for computer professionals who are already working in the industry and are using computer and information systems. The program incorporates topics from both computer science (CS) and information systems (IS) to allow students great flexibility in tailoring a graduate degree to suit their needs.
Students pursue the M.S. in Computer Information Systems in any of the following content areas: databases, distributed systems, information systems management, object-oriented, software engineering, or biomedical informatics.
Why Study Computer Information Systems at Grand Valley?
- Flexible. Our program serves working professionals who want to pursue graduate study on a part-time basis, as well as full-time and international students.
- Faculty. We take our teaching seriously, publishing regularly both nationally and internationally, and that's what sets us apart.
- Facilities. Within our state-of-the-art facilities are a nationally recognized networking and data communication teaching laboratory, a Linux lab, an architecture lab, and student research project rooms.
The M.S. in Computer Information Systems requires 33 graduate credit hours to complete. The curriculum includes content areas for depth of study, electives for breadth, and a capstone project or thesis. Specialization in content areas including:
- Biomedical informatics
- Database management
- Distributed computing
- Info systems management
- Web and mobile computing
- Software engineering
See the full course list.
The Computer Information Systems, M.S. admission requirements and application for admission are available online. The deadlines for application are July 1 for the Fall semester, November 1 for the Winter semester, and April 1 for the Spring/Summer semester.
The $30 application fee is waived for previous applicants of Grand Valley.
For more information on tuition and fees, please visit the costs portion of the GVSU Financial Aid website. For financial support, scholarship search, and filing for FAFSA, please visit the GVSU Financial Support website.
Note: Grand Valley does not charge a higher tuition rate based on residency. Tuition is based on the program in which you chose to enroll.