School of Computer Information Systems
Underlying principles, standards, open source, security, best practices, case studies
and truly remarkable programs.
The School of Computer Information Systems is dedicated to educating students in the principles and practices of Computer Information Systems and to prepare them for careers in software development and computing systems technology.
The School of Computer Information Systems offers the Masters, Bachelor, and Associates degrees listed below. All programs, except Digital Design AAS, are also available online!
Broad focus that links the underlying theory to the latest software like Windows, Linux, Microsoft, SQL, Oracle, Macromedia Suite, Adobe, or Maya. Core competencies required for industry certifications (like Microsoft, Cisco, Linux, Security, Web Design, Wireless) are embedded in the program. Security course clusters have been designed to meet industry demands. Many user group and networking opportunities in Northern Virginia, the Silicon Valley of the East.
All faculty have earned Master's or Ph.D's. Faculty include industry professionals and noted authors. Faculty in the department have research interests in software engineering, computer networks, data communications, distributed computing, performance evaluation, contemporary programming, multimedia, graphics and visualization, databases, data mining, security, information systems, artificial intelligence, computer vision and robotics.
Effective Educational Environment
Students receive individualized attention in small classes. Classrooms equipped with a computer for each student. Lab exercises available via remote access. The program enjoys excellent placement rates because of the extensive employment opportunities in the area. Many students can combine information technology and business in order to broaden their skill set.
Residential classes are offered day, evening, and weekends to match your busy schedule. All residential classes are blended with a portion of the course delivered online to reduce the time in the classroom. You can complete a class in only ten weeks and start your program five times a year. The accelerated programs at Stratford University allow students to finish a Bachelors degree in 30 months or a Masters degree in 15 months.