An online MS in computer information systems can set you up for a long career in technology. CIS is a popular major and with popularity comes many options! Here at GetEducated we rank on one factor—affordability—so that you can factually compare the best computer information systems schools.
Our editors compared 31 master’s in computer information systems from 31 regionally accredited online schools to create this ranking. Below is our editorially independent list of the 17 Best Buys for an affordable MS in computer information systems. All degrees cost less than the national average of $26,500.
Average Cost (In-state): $26,334.24
Least Expensive: Southern Arkansas University ~$9,470.00
Most Expensive: Drexel University ~$53,640.00
Our data-driven research creates a truly reliable system of scientific rankings. There’s no fancy formulas here. We meticulously calculate total full-time tuition—including any fees—for the most accurate total cost. Our rankings cannot be bought, and therefore factually showcase the cheapest online master’s in CIS. The online computer information systems degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2017 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.
Most Affordable Online MS in Computer Information Systems
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Southern Arkansas University
University of Houston-Victoria
University of Maine
Dakota State University
Mississippi State University
Murray State University
University of Colorado Denver
Coastal Carolina University
Knowledge Systems Institute
City University of Seattle
University of Detroit Mercy
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Colorado State University
La Salle University
Nova Southeastern University
University of Arkansas
University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Strayer University - Online
Tarleton State University
New Jersey Institute of Technology
The George Washington University
Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Spring 2017 review of regionally accredited online master’s in computer information systems. Total cost includes full-time tuition and fees and was valid at the time of collection and specific to the online learning program. School profiles for the online master’s degree programs in our directory may reflect a slightly different cost based on different editorial update schedules.
The published cost is an estimated sticker price for the entire online degree including fees. Actual costs may vary by student. Factors such as transfer credits, prerequisite courses, professional licensing and financial aid availability will affect final cost.
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