Department of Computing, Information and Mathematical Sciences, and Technology (CIMST) at Chicago State University

The Department of Computing, Information and Mathematical Sciences,  and Technology (CIMST) explores the relationships among people, computing sciences, information, and technology.

Our graduates are prepared for high-demand fields in a variety of settings including business, education, and non-profit organizations.  

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Academic Year 2021 - 2022


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Degrees and Programs

CIMST offers a wide variety of education programs.

Degrees offered: 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, with two options (Mathematics, Mathematics Secondary Education) and one concentration (Actuarial Science)
  • Master of Science degree in Computer Science
  • Master of Science degree in Library and Information Science
  • Master of Science degree in Technology and Performance Improvement Studies

Certificate and licensure programs offered:

  • Computer Security
  • Databases and Data Analytics
  • Post-Baccalaureate Archives and Records Management certificate*
  • Post-Baccalaureate Education Technology Specialist certificate for Licensed Teachers
  • Post-Baccalaureate Licensure in Mathematics Secondary Education
  • Post-Baccalaureate Security and Intelligence Studies certificate*
  • Post-Baccalaureate Telecommunications Management certificate*
  • School Information Specialist Endorsement for Licensed Teachers *


Minors offered: 

  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Security and Intelligence Studies


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