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Computer Information Systems

Why Study Computer Information Systems at USF?

Computer Information Systems Analysts are hired by companies in every industry. USF’s Computer Information Systems program develops essential knowledge related to large data systems and underlying infrastructures as well as providing a solid foundation in management. Emphasis is placed on the development of critical thinking skills, mastery of computer science fundamentals and communication skills including formal presentations. Graduates are prepared serve as intermediaries between technical teams, business units and upper level management sought after by companies.

But, is it right for me?

Traits that are helpful in this field:

  • Organized with attention to small details
  • Logical and analytically inclined
  • Excited by change
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Get real-world experience

USF classes are taught by highly experienced computer professionals who are actively working in the industry or have transitioned to teaching and bringing their years of knowledge to the classroom.

The dedicated Computer Science Lab gives instructors the freedom to teach advanced topics through hands-on projects that are not possible in a traditional lab.




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Skills You'll Obtain

Data interpretation

Critical thinking and problem solving skills

Formal and informal presentation skills

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Technology will always change, sometimes resolving issues and at other times creating new ones. My objective is to develop graduates who are confident in their abilities to address real world problems quickly adapting to an ever changing field.– Richard Miller, Program Director

Explore a multitude of opportunities

Explore the opportunities a career in computer science has to offer at the University of Saint Francis!

After Graduation

After graduation, you’ll be ready for a variety of entry-level positions:

  • Programming analyst
  • Systems administrator
  • Network administrator
  • Web developer
  • Business analyst
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Did You Know?

In the USF Computer Science lab, you’ll use various software and hardware including Microsoft Visual Studio, VMware Workstation, Wireshark Network Sniffer, Microsoft SysInternals Suite, VMware virtualization, Cisco switching and routing equipment, and Windows and Linux operating systems.