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Business Administration - Computer Information Systems, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #494 (BCR) California, PA, United States
We offer a bachelor degree in Business Administration - Computer Information Systems at California State University, Fresno. The Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences prepares students for the rapidly growing fields of information systems and decision-making supported by analytics. 
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Producing new intelligence from raw data can help businesses enhance products and services, and organizations to meet their missions. It’s proven that computerized information-sharing enables better decision-making. Besides traditional methods of classroom instruction and guest speakers, students in these options are exposed to new developments in computer technology, software, and application; and have 24/7 remote access to computer resources. At California State University, Fresno we offer a bachelor degree in Business Administration - Computer Information Systems.

Computer Information Systems (CIS) is the practice of developing and maintaining systems to support operations, management, and decision-making. It combines technology, people and business organizations in a single field. Within an “enterprise” architecture, an information system can be accessed by a community of users across functional departments and organizations providing real-time data pulled from a variety of sources. Topics covered in this option include systems analysis and design, database systems, computer networks, cloud computing, mobile app design, project management, cyber security, and business intelligence.

What You Can Learn

  • Theory and practice of computer network design
  • Database theory and administration
  • Computer hardware and software systems
  • App design on the cloud
  • Cyber-security and digital privacy
  • Business Intelligence

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis Lab
  • Statistical Analysis 
  • Statistical Analysis Lab
  • Topics in Decision Sciences
  • Quantitative Analysis Support

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Submit a Cal State Apply online and pay $55 USD (non-refundable) by credit card or Submit the Paper Application
  • Official English language proficiency
  • Original or certificated copies of in-progress or final transcripts
  • A copy of graduation certificate (if applicable)
  • Financial document (no older than 6 months) & Affidavit of Support from sponsors showing the amount and source of support for a minimum of one school year of study
  • A copy of the biographic information/photo page in your passport
  • Statement of purpose, principal's or teacher's recommendation is encouraged not required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for California

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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