F.W. Olin Engineering Complex

F.W. Olin Engineering Complex

Olin Engineering, a three-story building, holds a 142-seat multimedia auditorium as well as 26 specialized research teaching laboratories. This is the academic hub to the university's renowned College of Engineering.

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Choose Florida Tech For a Master's in Computer Information Systems

Best Practices and Methodologies for Today's Technology-Driven Employers

Florida Tech graduates with a master's in computer information systems are prepared for a variety of technical positions. This program provides the expertise they need to advance into a number of different careers including system administrator, network administrator, systems analyst, software engineer and computer programmer. Florida Tech engineering and technical degree programs empower future leaders; where "High Tech with a Human Touch," is at the heart of every degree.

Experienced Faculty

Florida Tech's faculty is recognized for both academic and industry achievement. Bringing a wealth of experience to the classroom, Rhoda Baggs, Ph.D., the program chair, has taught computer science and computer information systems classes at Florida Tech since 1983, as well as Harvard University Extension, University of Pittsburgh and Brevard Community College (now Eastern Florida State College). Small class sizes allow professors to mentor students and work closely on relevant topical research in the industry.

Curriculum That Transfers to the Workplace

As new technological advances are developed and companies seek team members with advanced expertise, Florida Tech consistently updates degree programs to give students relevant curriculum that reflects prevailing trends, theoretical applications and best practices in the industry. Labs, programming assignments and research papers prepare students seeking a master's in computer information systems with comprehensive technical training.


Through the capstone research experience, students in the master's in computer information systems program participate in a faculty research project to gain not only advanced research skills, but also a better understanding of the type of complex challenges they may face on the job. This could include research in enterprise modeling, virtualized computer environments and more.

High-Tech Research Facilities

Florida Tech's research university status ensures that students have the tools and facilities they need to conduct research in their preferred area of expertise. Florida Tech's advanced research centers and laboratories are home to essential engineering equipment and software.


Many students in the program are working professionals seeking a master's degree to advance their career, while others are setting their sights on advanced education and research. Graduates with a master's in computer information systems have secured positions with prestigious companies such as Harris Corporation, DRS Optronics, Northrop Grumman and Rockwell Collins. Companies have also hired Florida Tech graduates after a successful internship opportunity.