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Computer Systems Management

Computer and Information Systems managers plan, coordinate and direct computer-related activities to meet the organizational goals. TU’s Computer Systems Management degree is designed to produce well-rounded, technically knowledgeable individuals capable of moving into multiple areas of Computer Science, MIS, Management, or Project Management. Graduates will learn to:

  • Apply knowledge in business and computer systems to analyze user/client needs and support managerial decision-making.
  • Communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders about functional areas of systems management, including hardware, networking, software, security, and cloud applications.
  • Apply knowledge to make responsible ethical, professional, legal, and social decisions related to managing computer systems.
  • Apply critical thinking and logical analysis skills to design, implement, and evaluate computing-based solutions to complex business problems.
  • Possess industry certifications in functional areas of Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Project Management.

Program Director: Dr. Pauline Ray 229-226-1621 ext 1024



  • Composition I
  • Composition II
  • Oral Communication for Professionals
  • University Studies
  • Mathematical Modeling or College Algebra
  • Math/Science elective
  • Inquiry electives (1 course)
  • Cultural Foundations electives (3 classes)
  • Creativity electives (2 classes)
  • Intro to Criminal Justice**


  • Introduction to Business and entrepreneurship
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Data Analytics for Business Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Professional Communications
  • Computer Operating Systems
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Data Management Concepts
  • Technology in a Global Society
  • Computer Architecture
  • Networking/Cloud
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Management & Organizational Behavior
  • Internship
  • Open Electives (30 credits)


CIP Code 11.0101


The need for computer and information systems managers is projected to grow 10% through 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for individuals in this career field will grow as firms expand digital platforms, bolster cybersecurity and move to cloud-based services. For more information, visit Bureau of Labor Statistics


Students with no prior college, please provide an official high school transcript or GED. Students with prior college credit  must submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges.

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