The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems degree program is designed for professionals seeking a degree that prepares them for positions in organizations that design, develop or use computer systems. The computer information systems degree is designed for individuals who may not necessarily have a bachelor's degree in computer science but are pursuing advanced training in the computer information systems field. The core competencies of the masters in computer information systems program include computer programming, computer hardware organization, operating systems, component engineering, network administration, systems design and maintenance.

The objective of the masters in computer information systems is to meet the growing demand for information systems skills and to provide a path for professionals from diverse fields to rapidly transition to computer information systems career paths. There are several career paths for individuals who earn a master's in computer information systems, including systems analyst, computer programmer, database administrator, system administrator and an IT administrator among others. Graduates who earn a master's in computer information systems from Florida Tech have been hired by private and government organizations, including Harris Corporation, Progressive Insurance and NASA among others.