Business managers have come to rely upon computer-generated information as a critical resource in the decision-making process. Bryant University recognizes the importance of information technology for all levels of management and provides a Computer Information Systems curriculum that is both challenging and relevant.
Computer Information Systems at Bryant
Computerized business systems, digital communications, the Web and mobile commerce are mainstays of information processing activities in business and public organizations.
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is one of three business degree programs offered through the College of Business. Students may also choose to pursue a concentration or a minor in Computer Information Systems.
Knowledge of computer information systems is useful in all majors, and the department’s dedicated faculty, small classes, and innovative technology provide students with the latest skills and knowledge in this constantly evolving field.
An IB major with CIS specialization
Bryant's International Business program, ranked 16th in the nation by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, is one of the few in the country offering concentrations in business functions, including computer information systems.
CIS major Nicholas O'Hara '17 and his "charging chair" took off running thanks to Bryant's New Venture Competition and its alumni feedback.
The funds enable collaborative opportunities with scholars in Brazil (Tebaldi, Economics), Mexico (Visich, Management), and China (Jiang, Management; Zhang, Computer Information Systems).
Strong presentation skills and experience with team-based projects helped this CIS major land a job by the end of fall semester her senior year.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
As applications of technology expand, the need for people with in-depth expertise and know-how increases. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree provides a program that combines traditional computer science courses with knowledge of business management and financial practices. Students can apply their technical skills in a variety of areas.Learn More
Students who concentrate in Computer Information Systems can specialize in information technology management, programming, or Web and information technology security. They will learn to define problems, develop systems, construct applications and do analytics to meet a wide range of professional opportunities in the information systems and technology field.Learn More
The department's faculty members disseminate knowledge through teaching, publications, conference presentations, and engagement with private and public organizations and groups. As dedicated teachers, they work closely with students in collaborative research, by supervising internships, or advising them about graduate school and careers.Learn More