M.S. in Computer Information Systems

Master the Systems at the Center of It All

Gain technical know-how—and big-picture vision.

Hardware and software. Teambuilding and networking. LANs and WANs and databases and client/server systems.

A STEM-Designated Program

In this program, you’ll master both hard and soft skills: You’ll learn to design, program and administer outstanding computer network systems, database systems and web/mobile applications. You’ll also gain interpersonal skills, develop an understanding of the ethical issues in information sharing, and learn how to reach across disciplines and teams in any organization.

Learn to Lead in a Collaborative World

Evaluate an organization’s needs, then translate those needs into systems that work. You’ll thrive in a science career in business, government or the nonprofit sector.

Program Format

Complete the program in two years, part-time. Combine online and on-campus learning in our EC Flex format and create a schedule that fits your busy life.

  • Part-time
  • EC Flex
  • One night per week
  • Fall/Spring start dates
  • Completed in 24 months

Optimize Your Career

Apply for the MBA Option, a one-year program that leads to an MBA with a specialization in computer information systems.

Or, if it’s not the right timing for a master’s degree, consider a graduate certificate in application development or in network administration.

The Right People on Your Side

Elmhurst faculty aren’t just experts in their fields—they’re dedicated to expanding your reach, with fieldwork, connections and hands-on experience.

With the skills and knowledge they acquire, our grads are immediately in demand—and they make a difference on day one.

Ali Ghane, Program Director

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