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Bachelor of Computer Information Systems (BCIS)

4 years

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Program highlights

Work experience


Work experience — gain work experience in your field before even graduating

Well-rounded education ― get the best of both worlds with a blend of business and computing

Be ready to compete — Information technology (IT) is one of the fastest growing disciplines today

Count on a solid career — develop in-demand skills that top tech businesses want

Focus on the practical application of computer systems in a business environment. Develop a double skill-set that combines technical understanding with solid business acumen in software development, systems analysis and project management.

Career possibilities

  • Business analyst
  • Web/mobile application developer
  • Network administrator
  • Systems administrator
  • Database administrator
  • IT support manager
  • Application architect
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Curriculum and courses

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Stefan Radta at an event in Toronto to be recognized as one of Canada's next top software developers.

Finding a community and a career

Student eyes a bright future thanks to BCIS major.

MRU student Dale Swampy.

Innovation starts from the heart

Student Dale Swampy is using his business as a way to give back.

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Tech transformation

Calgary's tech economy is growing and MRU alumni, including three BCIS grads, are making an impact.

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Faculty of Science and Technology

Mount Royal offers two bachelor's degrees in Science and Technology: The Bachelor of Computer Information Systems and the Bachelor of Science with majors in General Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science and Geology.

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