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Graduate Degree and Certificate Programs

VIU's strategic location in the Northern Virginia area, nicknamed the "New Silicon Valley," positions the VIU School of Computer Information Systems directly at the intersection of technology, entrepreneurship, finance and government.
The Washington DC Metro area is home to a thriving network of diverse firms and organizations, from tech IPOs and venture capital to government contractors, biotech companies, international financial institutions and start-up hedge funds.

VIU is located in the heart of Fairfax County, Virginia, part of the Dulles Technology Corridor, which is home to over 10,000 technology companies and "more telecom and satellite companies than any other place on earth." Just across the Potomac River, Montgomery County, Maryland has become the center of biotechnology.

VIU's School of Computer Information Systems has some of the most experienced, diverse and educated faculty in the area. On average, our faculty members have 15 plus years of successful professional experience in the areas they teach as well as a distinguished educational background to support curriculum instruction. VIU's energetic community of notable technology experts and multinational classmates creates a unique synergy that enables students to take part in global projects and be cultivated as future international technology leaders.

VIU takes a student-centered approach to education and career development. In our classes , we stress in-depth research, a global approach and team dynamics, while emphasizing practical application. The curriculum is challenging, and the opportunities for personal and professional growth are beyond compare. VIU SCIS degrees open doors to job opportunities in the US and abroad, as well as OPT and CPT in appropriate industry fields.

VIU's School of Computer Information Systems offers the following graduate degrees and certificates:

Master of Science in Computer Science
Master of Science in Information Systems
Master of Science in Information Systems Management
Master of Science in Information Technology
Master of Science in Software Engineering

Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems
Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Management
Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Audit and Compliance