Computer Information Science Department
The Department of Computer and Information Sciences carries out its mission by:
- enabling students to apply the theoretical framework in the computer and information sciences to the analysis, design, and implementation of problem solutions and systems
- enabling students to employ the use of computing technology from a Christian perspective as technological servant leaders within their chosen careers.
The Department of Computer and Information Sciences is a dynamic, nationally-recognized and growing department of computer and information science faculty and students. Home to over four full-time faculty and approximately 70 students, and with eighteen top-ten national awards in the last four years, the CIS Department has established itself as a national leader among CIS departments at evangelical Christian schools.
SBU CIS Graduates work at some of the best software engineering companies in world including these in the Fortune 100: Boeing, Intel, IBM, Microsoft, Motorola, ConocoPhillips, Lockheed-Martin and Wal-Mart Information Systems. Check out what these and other companies say about SBU CIS graduates here.
According to Money Magazine, software engineering is the "Best Job in America" boasting an average salary of $80.000. Starting salaries SBU CIS graduates currently fall into the $50,000-$60,000 range.