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Computer Information Systems, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months


Within the Computer Information Systems program at Youngstown State University, you will learn how to design software applications and ensure computer systems are secure.

Conceptualize, design and implement high quality information systems with courses like Database Development and Electronic Commerce Programming. You'll have experience with everything from a simple single-user system to more complex networks. By the end of the program, you can expect a thorough understanding of application programming, networking and telecommunications, database design, cyber security and more.

Career Opportunities

  •  VMware
  •  Amazon
  •  McAfee
  •  Intel
  •  Google

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Programming and Problem- Solving 
  • Development of Databases
  • Networking Concepts and Administration
  • Visual/Object-Oriented Programming
  • Electronic Commerce Programming
  • Business System Analysis and Design

            English Language Requirements

            • Minimum required score:


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            Academic Requirements

            You need the following GPA score:

            Required score: 2

            Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

            Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

            General Requirements

            Admission requirements:
            • Online application form
            • A nonrefundable application fee 
            • Photocopy of passport page 
            • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
            • Supporting Financial documents

            Tuition Fee

            • International

              14899 USD/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 14899 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
            • National

              8899 USD/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 8899 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

            Living costs for Youngstown

            • 787 - 1300 USD/month
              Living Costs

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