Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems degree, offered through the Colangelo College of Business, provides you with those skills, preparing you for a career in the management of technology and information systems. As technology continues to advance, the need for individuals with skills in information systems continues to increase. 
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In the Business Information Systems program at the Grand Canyon University , you take courses from the Colangelo College of Business and the College of Science, Engineering and Technology to complete your interdisciplinary degree. 


Examine business degree topics, including management, accounting, economics, statistics and marketing, while also studying technology degree topics, including programming, principles of database management, networking, IT project management and ethical considerations related to IT governance.

The business information systems program features a core of major and emphasis courses. This cross-disciplinary program combines topics from our information technology degree and our business degree to create a unique program that gives you the opportunity to blend your passion for technology with your leadership skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Marketing mix and concepts
  • Microeconomic, macroeconomic and international economics topics
  • Foundation for programming and problem solving using computer programming
  • Accounting cycle and the construction of financial statements
  • Fundamentals of networks and networking in IT
  • Use of managerial accounting data in the decision-making process
  • Practical application of descriptive and inferential statistics in business
  • System administration and maintenance as well as platform technologies

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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

  • All students must submit either acceptable high school or college transcripts to be considered for full admission into the University. 
  • Additionally, if students cannot meet the GPA requirements with their transcripts, but have test scores or a college-GPA that meets admissions requirements, students will be eligible for full admission. 
  • If both the degree-bearing transcript and the test scores do not meet admission requirements, students may be accepted with specifications. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8250 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of .
  • National

    8250 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of .
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  • Campus: $8,250 per semester
  • Online: $449 per credit

Living costs for Phoenix

  • 900 - 1450 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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