Computer Sciences and Information Systems (B.S.)
National Louis University's Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences and Information Systems is designed for students interested in how computer science and technology work, and how they can transform the workplace. Students gain foundational skills centered around web development, networking and information security, analytics, and how these disciplines integrate into business.
Choose NLU's Computer Science bachelor's degree if you:
- Want to start your career in information technology and computer science
- Are interested in business and how technology supports business strategy and tactics
- Seek the business acumen, soft skills, and technical proficiency necessary for success in professional environments
- Need the flexibility of online courses, but still desire some face-to-face instruction
- Computer programming and support
- Web development
- Computer networking
- IT security analysis
- Project management in the IT environment
- Software design and management
- Data storage and analytics
The government's Bureau of Labor Statistics projects robust growth of 13% from 2016-2026 for occupational fields involving computer sciences and information systems1, faster than average for all occupations. Median annual salary is also much higher than the median for all occupations.
Computer Sciences and Information Systems graduates are prepared for well-paying jobs in the following growth fields1:
- Computer network architect
- Computer systems analyst
- Database administrator
- Information security analyst
- Network and computer systems administrator
- Software developer
- Web developer
NLU's Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences and Information Systems combines theory and practical application of computer science and information systems to real-world scenarios in cutting-edge computer lab spaces. Computer sciences and information systems support multiple levels of a business through access, analytics, and synthesis of information, therefore empowering management to make strategic decisions.
You will complete your study with a blend of online and face-to-face instruction, benefitting from the convenience of online instruction with the qualitative attention and interaction of face-to-face classroom learning.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences and Information Systems is 180 quarter hours in length. All Computer Sciences and Information Systems majors must successfully complete at least 60 quarter hours of general education courses including the minimum distribution requirements listed here. In addition to college courses, students may complete general education requirements through Credit by Portfolio, Credit by Examination (CLEP or DANTES) or Credit by Proficiency.
All applicants must meet NLU's general admission requirements, as well as additional requirements specific to this program. Refer to the appropriate application checklist available online at /applyonline.
Get more information today about enrolling in NLU's Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences and Information Systems program. Connect with an Enrollment Specialist or call 888.NLU.TODAY (888-658-8632).