Computer Information Systems

The Computer Information Systems Major combines the core knowledge and skills necessary to compete and be productive in the field of Computing and/or Information Technology. Our practical curriculum guides your journey into this growing field through hands-on activities, interactive applications and real-life projects that sharpen your abilities to problem solve and work in teams. It incorporates community outreach and senior capstone experiences that showcase your skills for future employers.  A Computer Information Systems degree includes concentrations which gives you additional knowledge in an emerging field, such as Cyber-Security, Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. 

Program Highlights

Computer Information Systems Majors learn how to connect and secure networks, build database-driven websites, develop applications and engineer information systems using current and emerging technologies, including Python, Java, and Cloud-based solutions. Along the way, they explore what it means to be member of the Computing profession within a global society.  

The program includes:  

  • A dynamic learning environment 

  • A practical and applicable curriculum  

  • Small classes  

  • Accessible and knowledgeable professors  

  • Internships and connections with local employers  

  • Concentrations in Cyber Security, Data Analytics, and Web and Mobile Developments 

Edgewood Empowered is a student group that is all about bringing ideas to life using the collective skills of its members. It is a creative space in which members can explore a multitude of mediums and skills such as web design, coding/programming, digital art, and more!  is all about bringing ideas to life using the collective skills of its members. It is a creative space in which members can explore a multitude of mediums and skills such as web design, coding/programming, digital art, and more! 

Stem Community: Engage with other students in Science, Engineering & Mathematics as a member of a learning community that prepares you for further study in the Computing profession.  

Career Outcomes

100% of our graduates are employed full-time within 6 months of graduation. Many of our graduates find employment through their internships. Our students have worked as interns at many local companies, including: TDS, Cuna Mutual, Epic, Becon Hill Technlogies, UW-Health, and many others.