Computer Information Systems, Minor

Saint Louis University's online computer information systems minor is a professional program that allows students to specialize in one of three tracks: data analytics, health care information systems or information security and assurance. 

In this SLU program, you will gain knowledge and skills that you can pair with your major to become a versatile, valuable leader in various industries. You may choose this 18-credit program as a minor combined with a major in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. You can also complete the degree entirely online and choose from six start terms per year. 


Possible career options for students in this program include: 

  • Computer network architect
  • Cybersecurity analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Information assurance engineer
  • Market research analyst
  • Web developer
Required Courses
CIS 1600Introduction to Programming3
CIS 2875Principles of Data Analysis3
CIS 3300Database Analysis and Design3
Select one of the following Specializations:9
Data Analytics
Analytics and Visualizations
Data Governance
Data Mining
Cybersecurity Principles
The Fundamentals of Computer Forensics
Cyber Threats and Defense
Total Credits18

Continuation Standards

Students must maintain a minimum of 2.00 GPA and receive a C or better in all minor classes.


Apply for Admission

For additional admission questions, please call 314-526-2825 or email