The backs of two people looking at a screen full of code.

Bachelor of Computer Information Systems (BCIS)

4 years

Learn how to apply

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

Admission requirements and costs

Curriculum and courses


Information about program offerings, admission requirements and the application process can be answered by an admissions and recruitment specialist.

Contact us
A cheering crowd of students wearing blue.

Students from Calgary and around the world consistently rank Mount Royal among Canada's best universities for quality of teaching and overall educational experience. Learn more about why you belong here.

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 Cory Beaver at the Maanomatapoyah: First Steps event.

Increasing indigenous representation in the STEM fields

Matching Indigenous students with mentors and employers is the key to representation in Canada's economy.

A drawing of a person holding a cellphone. Geometric shapes are floating up from the phone screen.

Fintech: The future of finance

Business and science faculties work together to provide skills in the data science arena.

Take the next steps to become a Mount Royal student

Ask a question Sign up for an info session
Apply now

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.

Learn more

Virtual Information Sessions

Select a session that suits you. Choose from general information, specific by program, drop in Q&A, or attend an Indigenous or international student session.