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Bachelor of Computer Information Systems (BCIS)

4 years

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Program highlights

Work experience

Co-operative education

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

  • Computer systems/business analyst
  • Network or database administrator
  • Web/mobile application developer
  • IT support manager
  • Application architect
  • Systems administrator

Admission requirements and costs

Curriculum and courses


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Bachelor of Computer Information Systems students Christian Shammas, Brandon Bodemer, Ramin Radmand and Diego Anzola.

Social solutions through software engineering

BCIS students use assignment to tackle food insecurity issues.

MRU student Haider Amin

BCIS student designs virtual reality workplace training

Scenarios take place in a risk-free envrionment.

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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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