Envision the Systems of Tomorrow

We educate students how to apply information technology to solve problems and support business decision-making. Hone your critical analysis skills and train in computer programming, systems design, computer networking and security. Our graduates enter the job market with a solid understanding of the crucial link between business operations and computer information systems, well-prepared to work with the technologies of today while envisioning the systems of tomorrow.

We Offer:

  • The only graduate program in Information Assurance in the Minnesota State system.
  • A Bachelor of Science in Information Systems accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.
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Undergraduate Program Offerings

Students in the Information Systems major or minor programs may select electives and specialize in areas including Business Intelligence, Information Assurance, Enterprise Systems and Business Process Management.

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Train for work in today's world of information systems

and be prepared to envision the systems of tomorrow.

Graduate Programs

The Information Assurance graduate program is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary program that prepares students to be an expert in information assurance, building management and technical skillsets. St. Cloud State University also offers a 100% fully online accelerated Information Systems graduate certificate which can be completed in as little as six months. 


of recent Information Systems graduates are employed in a related field within one year of graduation.

Leading Towards Success

Our knowledgeable and encouraging faculty will lead you to successful employment after graduation. 

Top careers include: Digital Transformation Consultant, Programmer, IT/Systems Analyst, Network Administrator, Systems Architect, Web Administrator, Metaverse Experience Designer, AI Machine Learning Engineer, and Data Analyst.

Elevate your expertise in Information Systems and Technology with our advanced master's program, paving your path to become a leader in safeguarding digital infrastructures in the age of artificial intelligence, blockchain, and the metaverse.


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Application Process

Student on laptop at homeInformation Systems admits students based on a thorough evaluation of each candidate’s GPA, curriculum and other academic indicators. Extra-curricular activities may also be considered, and optional personal statements and recommendations may be considered if you choose to submit them.

  1. Complete an application online or mail a physical copy of your application by the appropriate deadline.
  2. Put in a request with your high school counseling office to send an official transcript to SCSU.
  3. Optionally submit ACT or SAT score reports. While test results are not required to complete your application, you are welcome to submit score reports if you feel they will improve your application and/or scholarship consideration.

St. Cloud State University’s online hub makes it easy to learn more about the application process and submit your application. Incoming and existing students may also apply for scholarships specific to the Herberger Business School, the Information Systems program and the Information Assurance program. 

Prepare for a bright future as a business leader. Visit the SCSU Admissions to request more information or schedule a visit with an admissions counselor.

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Contact Us

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