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Degrees Explained

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degrees tend to be more balanced programs suitable to students interested in advancing into more managerial positions. Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees tend to be more suitable for those more interested in focusing in on technology. Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science (BAAS) degrees are suitable for non-traditional students who have a lot of community college and professional experience/training/certifications. Finally, the Master of Science (MS) degree is for graduate students wish to advance their career.

Programs Offered

The department of Marketing and Computer Information Systems offers degrees in the following areas:


Graduating students from our department surveyed just prior to graduation have reported already having employment from:

  • AT&T
  • Barefoot Athletics
  • Best Buy
  • Citi Group
  • Cricket
  • Invin Insurance: Farmers
  • Liden Transport
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Raytheon
  • Technical Chemical Co.
  • Texas Health Resources
  • University of Texas at Austin


  • Application Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Database Administrator
  • Graphics and Marketing
  • Network Analyst
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Marketing Director
  • Operational Risk Manager in Tech/Cyber
  • Sales
  • Systems Engineer
  • Website Manager


  • Computer Information Systems (BBA): $50,533
  • Computer Information Systems (BS): $42,500
  • Information Systems (MS): $83,105
  • Information Technology (BAAS): $75,000
  • Marketing (BBA): $29,545

*Source: The self-reported, first destination survey was administered over each graduation term in Spring, Summer, and Fall 2018.

Degree Options

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Designated Programs

Our BAAS-IT, BBA-CIS, BS-CIS, and MS-IS programs are all designated as STEM programs as defined by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This designation has a direct impact on international students interested in these programs as it allows those with F-1 visas to remain in the United States after graduation for an additional 24 months under the optional practical training STEM extension. This extension makes it possible for students to undertake practical training for a total of 36 months. If this is of interest to you, reach out to the International Programs office for more detail and enroll today!