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Information Systems

The City University of New York

48 months
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620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
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About

The BS in Information Systems online degree program at The City University of New York helps students earn the credentials and acquire the skills needed to enter or advance in the fast-growing fields of application software programming, cybersecurity, database management and infrastructure and support. 

Overview

Few fields are experiencing such a meteoric rise in high-paying job opportunities as Information Technology. On average, computer programmers make over $84,000 per year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The program in Information Systems at The City University of New York offers foundational knowledge and hands-on programming competencies, resulting in project-based work samples similar to that of a programming boot camp.

What you'll study

The program’s learning objectives and demanding, hands-on courses are designed around employer needs.  Throughout their time in the program, students build portfolios of increasingly complex projects using popular programming languages such as Python that mirror the current experience and demands of the IT workplace. 

Students develop projects, practice giving presentations, and review each other’s work in a convenient online setting, ensuring that they are equipped with the expertise most valued in today’s marketplace. 

Career Prospects

  • The BS in Information Systems program prepares graduates for a variety of technical and managerial positions, such as software architect/developer, network security analyst, database manager, IT infrastructure engineer, and information security specialist. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of Information Systems 
  • IT Infrastructure and Support 
  • Computer Network Security 
  • Networks and Business Data Communication
  • Enterprise Architectures and Applications 
  • Systems Analysis and Design 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a minimum of 24 earned credits from a regionally accredited institution. Official transcripts from all previous colleges, universities, or proprietary schools you have attended since high school must be submitted, whether or not you intend to request transfer credit.
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or better is required for transfer admission to CUNY SPS.
  • To gain admission to CUNY SPS, students must satisfy the reading, writing, and mathematics basic skills requirements. 
  • A personal essay of at least 250 words is part of the application process.
  • Unless a currently enrolled CUNY student, to submit your application, you must pay a $70 non-refundable processing fee.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.

Resident

  • Full-time $3,465/semester

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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