48 months
31712 USD/year
31712 USD/year
12432 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Business Administration - Computer Information Systems program at Colorado State University is designed to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of computer information systems along with the skills necessary for effective decision making in a business environment that is diverse, global, and highly competitive. 

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This Business Administration - Computer Information Systems  program at Colorado State University  provides students with a broad understanding of business and a sound foundation in computer fundamentals and programming, systems analysis and design, networking, database design and implementation, project management, mobile and web applications, data analytics, and information and systems security. Graduates acquire the knowledge and skills to apply information technologies to solve business problems, providing a wide variety of career opportunities.

Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes in the Information Systems concentration use a tiered model based on a student's year in school. Learning outcomes build on the previous year’s learning outcomes. Upon graduation all of the learning outcomes will be achieved.

Students will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Design, write and test computer programs
  • Gather requirements and analyze and design information systems 
  • Model, implement, query and administer databases 
  • Plan and manage information technology projects
  • Configure and manage computer systems and networks
  • Prepare and analyze data and deliver data-driven solutions
  • Develop business applications for different platforms and devices
  • Assess and secure information technology assets against cyber security threats

Potential Occupations

Computing-related careers are characterized by a rapid rate of change driven by technological developments. Participating in paid or voluntary work, internships, and cooperative education opportunities is highly recommended, to keep students abreast of new developments and to help them benefit from networking to enhance employment opportunities.

Examples of career opportunities include, but are not limited to: applications developer, business/systems analyst, business intelligence analyst, cybersecurity manager, data analyst, database developer/administrator, IT consultant, IT project manager, information security analyst, software engineer/developer, network administrator, user interface designer, and web developer/administrator.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics in Contemporary Organizations 
  • Information Technology in Business 
  • Application Design and Development 
  • Statistics for Business Students 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

    • All first-year freshman students will submit an application using the Common Application. Your application will be reviewed after we receive all of the required items.
    • Transcripts: Submit your most recent transcripts or mark sheets. We will ask for additional materials if necessary. Only transcripts sent directly from the school or stamped and sealed are considered official.
    • Personal statement: Your personal statement, commonly called an essay, is your opportunity to help us understand what makes you unique beyond your grades and transcripts. Your personal statement will be reviewed during your admission decision, for consideration for any competitive majors, and for financial aid decisions.
    • Recommendation: One recommendation from a counselor or teacher is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31712 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    31712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31712 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12432 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 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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