B.Sc. On Campus

Computer Information Systems

Frostburg State University

48 months
21320 USD/year
21320 USD/year
6834 USD/year
Tuition fee
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As technology becomes increasingly crucial to our everyday lives, a degree in Computer Information Systems from Frostburg State University almost guarantees you a promising career.


Companies around the world, from global chains to local shops, are turning to electronic options to store their records and keep in contact with customers. Information systems specialists form the vital link that provides businesses with these highly desirable services. 

In four years at the Frostburg State University, you could be building databases for a company of your choice or working with a consulting firm, helping a variety of clients with exciting assignments. Whatever your special interests are, a career in Computer Information Systems can find a place for you at a job that makes a difference.

  • Prepare yourself with a degree program that includes basic accounting and business management classes – employers will love your well-rounded background and appreciate your skill with both the human and technological aspects of information systems.
  • Delve into the ethical obligations and questions around massive electronic information-handling so you have a strong thought process to draw on in the future.
  • Start your career as a database administrator, IT manager, systems architect or software quality assurance analyst.


  • Explore the new Gira Center for Communication and Information Technologies, a facility designed to give you the best tools available for modern computer science learning.
  • Join Upsilon Pi Epsilon, an international honor society for outstanding computer science and information technology students.
  • Intern with an industry, government office or small business to develop your skills in a real-world setting and impress your future employers with your experience.
  • Develop your best programs and other works into a portfolio that will give you a running start in the Information Technology industry.


Demand for IT experts is increasing as more companies rely more heavily on information technology and electronic communications to keep and process their records. Significant growth is expected in IT consulting firms, which perform various IT management tasks as clients request them. 

Healthcare systems are also likely to employ many new IT specialists to handle electronic records and prescriptions, recent technologies that are rapidly revamping the medical field. IT specialists with experience or education in cloud computing, networks or general business may be especially desirable.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Foundations of Computer Science
  • Structured Systems Analysis and Design
  • Fundamentals of Computer Networks
  • Computer-Based Information Systems
  • Database Management Systems
  • Knowledge-Based Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National: FSU accepts applications on a rolling basis, starting on September 15 and continuing until there is no further space for students


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an application for admission and submit your $45 (USD) application fee
  • Send your official academic transcripts
  • Provide a photocopy of your passport identification page
  • Submit an international student certification of financial support
  • Pass an English proficiency exam

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21320 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    21320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21320 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6834 USD per year during 48 months.

Regional Resident (Residents of Pa., Va., W.Va. and Ohio living within 120 miles of Frostburg) $15,730/year

Living costs for Frostburg

1216 - 2059 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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