Computer Information Systems A.S. & B.S.

  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

In-Person Plus at:

  • Castleton, VT
  • Lyndon, VT

In Person Plus programs are In Person with options for cross-campus classes and flexibility for remote study.

Develop the important foundational knowledge of computer management and information systems and discover innovative technologies that could solve business problems. Vermont State University’s associate and bachelor’s degrees in Computer Information Systems (CIS) blend theory and practice, preparing you for a rewarding career or advanced education.  

Why Study Computer Information Systems at Vermont State?

  • High earning potential: The average pay for computer and information systems managers is over $159,000 annually.* 
  • Learn from experts: Vermont State faculty are industry professionals. Small class sizes allow you to tap into their extensive knowledge. 
  • A growing field: Careers in computer information systems are expected to grow 11% over the next decade, faster than the national average.* 
  • Gain in-demand skills: Develop the technical skills to interact with software developers while recognizing the big-picture business viewpoint. 
  • Preparation for graduate studies: Graduates of Vermont State’s CIS programs have continued their education, including in our 100% online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. 

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Financial Aid for Computer Information Systems Students

Vermont State University is providing a high-quality, affordable degree in Computer Information Systems to students across Vermont and beyond. More than 80 percent of Vermont State students are awarded financial aid, including new students, transfer students, international students, out-of-state students, and first-generation students. Our financial aid team is here to help you explore all your options.

Internships & Jobs in Career Information Systems

At Vermont State, you’ll gain leading-edge skills for Computer Information Systems jobs through internships, co-ops, career coaching, and more. Our internship placements will help you grow your professional network.

Vermont State Computer Information Systems students have completed internships at the following: 

  • GE Aviation 
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield 
  • Vermont Country Store 

Student Stories

“I’ve always enjoyed doing things with computers. From a young age, I was playing video games, surfing the web, and of course, staring at a command prompt window wondering what the heck all of those random numbers meant.”  

Joel Williams ‘22 
A photo of Joel Williams, a young man with medium length brunette hair and square glasses wearing a two-tone light and dark grey shirt smiling

A photo of Peter Marcano, a young man with short brunette hair wearing a blue and white checkered shirt smiling in front of a white background

“Graduating left me with a single struggle: I couldn’t seem to get my resume to fit on a single page. I had so many relevant experiences and opportunities.” 

Peter Marcano ‘13