Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University

Computer Information Systems


322 Henry Hall

Allendale, MI 49401

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Students pursue the MS in Computer Information Systems (CIS) in any of the following content areas: databases, distributed systems, information systems management, object-oriented, software engineering, or biomedical informatics. The program is a hybrid of computer science (CS) and information systems (IS). It incorporates topics from both disciplines to allow students great flexibility in tailoring a graduate degree to suit their needs. Flexible: The CIS program serves working professionals who want to pursue graduate study on a part-time basis. It also serves an increasing number of full-time and international students. Experienced faculty: Courses are taught by our faculty, most of whom have significant industry experience. State-of-the-art facilities: Within our facilities are a nationally recognized networking and data communication teaching laboratory, a Linux lab, an architecture lab, and student research project rooms. Convenient: All courses are offered in the evening at the John C. Kennedy Hall of Engineering in downtown Grand Rapids. The MS program requires 33 graduate credit hours to complete.


Grand Valley is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission; Member - North Central Association, 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504; telephone: (312) 263-0456;

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

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