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Northern Illinois University MS in Computer Information Systems

83 Master's Degrees Awarded

The main focus area for this major is Information Technology. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Computer Information Systems is a major offered under the computer and information sciences program of study at Northern Illinois University. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the master’s degree program in CIS, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in CIS from NIU Cost?

$11,086 Average Tuition and Fees

NIU Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at NIU was $492 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.

In StateOut of State

Does NIU Offer an Online MS in CIS?

Online degrees for the NIU CIS master’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the NIU Online Learning page.

NIU Master’s Student Diversity for CIS

83 Master's Degrees Awarded
49.4% Women
9.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 83 students received their master’s degree in CIS. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 49.4% of the CIS students who took home a master’s degree in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 33.5%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a master’s degree in CIS at NIU in 2019-2020, 9.6% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 19%.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American3
Hispanic or Latino2
Native American or Alaska Native0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0
International Students67
Other Races/Ethnicities0

MS in CIS Focus Areas at NIU

Computer Information Systems students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus AreaAnnual Graduates
Information Technology83

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Related MajorAnnual Graduates
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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