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Welcome to the School of Computing and Information Systems (SCIS) Website!

As a student in Athabasca University's School of Computing and Information Systems Programs, you will tap into the knowledge and experience of faculty members who are dedicated to creating online courses that bring relevant and up-to-date computing and information systems education to the student in highly flexible and convenient ways. Students and academics work together to share ideas and learn both individually and collaboratively. Our faculty's wide range of academic and research expertise continuously drives the development of new curriculum and ensures that your experience is both highly relevant and engaging.

SCIS offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in online mode:

Last Updated February 12, 2015


Computer Science 372 (Design and Analysis of Algorithms) introduces students to the knowledge and important techniques for designing and analyzing algorithms, including asymptotic analysis. Having these techniques is one characteristic that separates the truly skilled programmers from the novices.

The School of Computing and Information Systems (SCIS) is pleased to announce the new Post-Baccalaureate in Data Analytics (PBC DA) .  The certificate program is intended to provide professional development for those already working in the IT

field.  It focuses on the data analytic teams as well as on the technical skills and tools required to analyze data.  The program is designed to attract individuals looking for a highly relevant and immediately applicable, short-term learning project.

News and Events

February 10, 2015

Dr. Kinshuk, the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology, has been named recipient of the IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Award which recognizes members for their long-standing.

February 5, 2014

Faculty of Science and Technology now has Facebook presence: We aim to provide updates on new initiatives, achievements, research outcomes and o.

January 29, 2014

The Faculty of Science and Technology offers WHMIS, a new online course in workplace health and safety. This would not be possible without our partnership with Gemini Performance Soluti.

Location: Holiday Inn Express, Edmonton, AB*Call for Abstracts:Please encourage graduate students from all disciplines to submit a proposal for an oral presentation or a poster that can be presen.

We are pleased to announce that MSc IS students Mr. Michael Proctor, Mr. Charles Bernard and Mr. Cheng-Hsin have been awarded  2013 Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (AITF) Master's Scholar.


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