Online Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems (B.S.)


Program Description

A prime distinction between a good company and a great company is how well its information systems align with business goals. The CUNY SPS online B.S. in Information Systems degree program focuses on five components of information systems: processes, people, data, infrastructure, and design; and on the ways they combine to create agile and competitive organizations. The online B.S. in Information Systems provides students with the practical knowledge to make sense of and contribute to the increasingly globalized and technology-driven business environment. The program's online classes make it one of the most convenient IS degree options for working professionals and transfer students looking to complete their bachelor's degree. And, as always, we provide the value, quality, and recognition that come with a CUNY degree.

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Careers in Information Systems

Graduates of the B.S. in Information Systems program will be prepared for a variety of jobs, including systems analyst and developer, web and mobile application programmer, business analyst, database analyst & administrator, computer and information system manager, project manager, business intelligence analyst, network administrator, IT auditor, and desktop support.

Transfer Students

We are committed to maximizing transfer credit for courses taken at an accredited colleges or universities in a way that allows students to increase the number of technology-related courses that can be taken while at CUNY SPS.

Associate’s Degree Holders: 2+2 Program

Ask if you qualify for our 2+2 program, which allows students who have an A.A. or A.S. degree from an accredited college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems in two more years as long as they attend school full time (15 credits per term) and stay in sequence. Summer coursework may be necessary depending on the student’s career goals and choice of courses.

Admissions Criteria

The online B.S. in Information Systems program is designed to support transfer from any previous major. So long as you meet the basic admission requirements, are passionate about technology, work hard, and are committed to graduating, you will make a good candidate for admission. To qualify for admission to any of the online bachelor's degree programs at CUNY SPS, applicants must have:

The online application requires applicants to complete a personal essay, which helps us understand their reasons for majoring in information systems and readiness to return to college. For admission into the IS program, we ask that applicants include a study plan for the first semester that includes how the applicant will make sufficient time to handle his or her planned course load, how the applicant will manage unexpected disruptions to study time, and how the applicant plans to study. The faculty read every personal statement carefully and take them seriously.

*International students may enroll in fully online degree programs. However, our online programs do not qualify for student visas.

Application Deadlines


For more information about the program, contact or 212.652.2869.