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Bachelor and Associate of Science in Computer Information Management

Computer Information Management

They project overall employment of computer network, systems and database administrators to increase by 30 percent by 2018. Growth in some sectors, such as network architects and engineers and Web administrators and developers, is projected to grow even faster – increasing by 53 percent. The growth of e-commerce, the Internet and intranets, rapid adoption of mobile technologies and an increased need for information security is driving demand for information technology professionals in all types of organizations.

Studying information technology at Life University means studying how information is managed and used to meet the needs and advance the strategic direction of an organization. Our students divide their credit hours between computer science and management courses – creating well-rounded graduates who not only understand IT applications, but can also interact intelligently with their peers in marketing and accounting, while becoming corporate leaders in their own rights.

Career Opportunities


  • Server Administrator
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Information Security Analyst

Degree Requirements - B.S.


Students receiving a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Management degree must complete a minimum total of 185 credit hours of instruction.

B.S. Core Curriculum Offerings
Area A Communications & Humanities 20 hours
Area B Sciences, Mathematics & Computers 25 hours
Area C Social Sciences 20 hours

Sub-total: 65 credit hours

Bachelor Degree Offerings
Area A Business Administration Requirements 50 hours
Area B Computer Information Management Requirements 30 hours
Area C Computer Information Management Electives 30 hours
Area D Free Electives 10 hours

Sub-total: 120 credit hours

Degree Requirements - A.S.


Students receiving an Associate of Science in Computer Information Management degree must complete a minimum total of 95 credit hours of instruction.

A.S. Core Curriculum
Area A Communications & Humanities 15 hours
Area B Science, Mathematics & Computers 15 hours
Area C Social Sciences 20 hours

Sub-total: 50 credit hours

Associate Degree Offerings
Area A Business 10 hours
Area B Computer Information Management Core Offerings 20 hours
Area C Computer Information Management Electives 15 hours

Sub-total: 45 credit hours