What Sets Us Apart

Integration of Technology and Business

Our unique position within the College of Business allows us to integrate technology education with core business principles seamlessly. You will gain proficiency in programming, networks, and databases and understand how these technologies drive innovation and create value in business environments.

Industry-Relevant Curriculum

Our curriculum is meticulously crafted to meet industry trends and demands. You will engage with real-world case studies, hands-on projects, and simulations that mirror the challenges businesses face today.

Experienced Faculty

Our dedicated faculty members bring industry experience and academic expertise to the classroom. They are committed to your success and are passionate about imparting relevant, practical, and insightful knowledge.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

We foster an entrepreneurial mindset, encouraging you to explore innovative ideas, create technology-driven solutions, and understand the nuances of launching and managing technology startups.

Professional Development

In addition to technical knowledge, skills, and abilities, we focus on your professional development. You will have access to workshops, seminars, and networking events that connect you with industry professionals, potential employers, and alumni who have excelled in computer information systems and cybersecurity spaces.

Ethics and Social Responsibility

We emphasize the importance of ethical decision-making and social responsibility in the digital era. You will explore the ethical implications of technology and learn how to navigate complex ethical challenges in the business world.

Your Path Forward:

Upon graduation, you will be equipped to pursue diverse career opportunities. Whether you aspire to become a technology consultant, IT manager, business analyst, data analyst, cybersecurity expert, cyber/digital forensic expert, or entrepreneur, your education here will provide the knowledge and skills needed to excel in your chosen field.

We encourage you to actively engage with your professors, fellow students, and the broader business community. Ask questions, participate in discussions, and seize the opportunities available. Your journey in the CIS Department will be transformative, and we are here to support you every step of the way.

Once again, welcome to the CIS Department in the College of Business. Prepare to embark on a rewarding educational experience that will shape your future and empower you to make a meaningful impact in business and technology. Here's to your success!

Premium Student Access to Industry 

  • 250 companies visit with students in a semester in Singleton 
  • 600+ companies in the College’s portfolio 
  • Students have an opportunity to attend on average 8 off-campus networking events a week 
  • Industry Council(s) comprised of most intimate stakeholders 

Programming includes: 

  • Entrepreneurship Center Workshops, 15 a semester 
  • A Day at VSU with students in the College, 30 a semester 
  • Small Group Role-Play with Industry, 150 a semester 
  • Shadowing industry, 50 a semester 
  • Networking off-campus, 100 a semester 
  • Conferences, 15 a semester