Students in the MSBA in CIS are required to complete 9 core courses and two
elective classes for a total of 11 courses or 33 credits. A student enrolling full
time can expect to take 4 to 5 courses and spend about 10 hours outside the classroom
on each course per week. Part-time students may enroll in a few as one course per
semester and may flex up to the number of courses that fit in their semester schedule
balancing work and personal requirements.
IT and Project Management
Enterprise Computing and Systems Integration
Business Visual Application Development
Application Software Infrastructure
Software Development Methodology
IT Communications Infrastructure
Business Database Systems
E-Business Application Technologies
Additional Course Options to Meet the 33 Credits Curriculum
(other options available as approved)
Advanced Project Management
Applied Data Mining and Analytics in Business
Contemporary Issues in Business - Information Systems
Professional Project or Paper
Certificate in Advanced Project Management
Certificate in Business Intelligence
Certificate in Computer Information (non-CIS students only)
Visit Colorado State University's central graduate tuition and student fees page
to get the current per credit costs for in-state and out-of-state tuition.
In addition to the University tuition, College of Business on-campus graduate students
are assessed a Professional Program Assessment; a full-time student can expect to
be charged $230.00 per credit hour (in a 33 credit program) paid on a semester basis.
The Professional Program Assessment is subject to approval by the Board of Governors
in June 2013.
Online students pay according to a different tuition rate. The anticipated rate
of tuition for online students in the 2013-2014 academic year is $710 (USD) per