Department of Computer Information Systems
Solving strategic business problems by designing computer-based information systems can be an exciting and rewarding career. Information technology jobs are some of the fastest-growing and highest-paying jobs in management.
Points of Pride
- In March 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked our graduate programs #11 in the nation.
- In September 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked our undergraduate program #7 in the nation.
Our faculty include 18 full-time scholars with doctorates from schools such as Harvard, M.I.T., Cornell, Indiana and N.Y.U., many of whom hold endowed chairs or professorships.
The Department of Computer Information Systems hosts the annual CIO Executive Summit, a leadership and networking conference for information technology (IT) executives that attracts nearly 200 CIOs from around the Southeast. The department also hosts the annual CISO Executive Summit, bringing together IT security executives to share challenges as well as best practices and successes.
Since 1997, the department has housed the Association for Information Systems, the leading society for industry academics, as well as the International Conference on Information Systems, the premier information systems research conference in the world.