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
- For 2020, U.S. News & World Report ranked Robinson’s graduate information systems program #11 in the nation and #7 among public universities.
- The Department of Computer Information Systems is ranked #3 in the world for publications in premier information systems journals.
- In 2021, U.S. News & World Report ranked our undergraduate program #8 in the nation.
- The cybersecurity concentration from our M.S. in Information Systems program earned a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research and Education designation from the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.
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.