Master of Science in Computer Science Information Systems

A unique master's degree merging
technology and business

The Information Systems & Operations Management department from the Cameron School of Business and the Computer Science department from the College of Arts and Sciences began the Master of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems in Fall 2005. 

The MSCSIS is an intensive graduate program aimed at preparing the student to take on leadership roles in the development and implementation of computer and information systems.  The curriculum requires 36 semester hours.  There are six required core courses providing a mix of theoretical underpinning, technical skills and information technology perspectives.  Students can choose elective courses to provide opportunity for additional study in a variety of areas.  The program culminates with a capstone experience that can be an integrative project or a thesis.

Experienced professionals and undergraduates from both disciplines will enable significant classroom sharing of real world and theoretical knowledge.

Professional Science Masters
The MSCSIS degree is part of the Professional Science Master's (PSM) Program, new graduate degrees designed to allow students to pursue advanced training in science or mathematics, while simultaneously developing workplace skills highly valued by employers.

Advanced Study Areas

For the MSCSIS degree, students are free to choose any advanced study area of interest for their Capstone focus. Past areas of advanced study include, but are not limited to:

Outstanding Graduate Spring 2016

Congratulations to Shivani Bhardwaj, the MSCSIS Outstanding Graduate for Spring 2016!

Shivani Bhardwaj, Outstanding Graduate Spring 2016

Alumni Reception 2016 Photo Gallary

Alumni Reception 2016

Application Deadlines

June 1 for fall admission
(March 1 for financial assistance)

November 1 for spring admission

Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Admission to the graduate program is competitive, and not all applicants may be admitted to the program.

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Want to Know More?

Contact Candace Wilhelm at 910.962.3903 or Email

Where Our Graduates Are Now

  • Alpha CM
  • ATMC
  • AT&T
  • Boeing Company
  • Cape Fear Community College
  • Cloudwyze
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deloitte Advisory Services
  • Engineering Software Solutions
  • EMC
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Go Entergies
  • Grant Thornton
  • IBM
  • Live Oak Bank
  • nCino
  • New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  • TACS
  • UNCW
  • Viewpoint Construction