Knowledge Systems Institute grants the Master of Science (MS) Degree in Computer and Information Sciences (CIS). The MS degree program in CIS also offers various areas of concentration. These areas of concentration are; Computer Networks, Information Security, Knowledge Management, Management Information Systems, and Software Engineering.

Knowledge Systems Institute is a degree granting not-for-profit institution of higher learning governed by an independent Board of Directors. Its mission is to provide instruction in graduate level academic programs emphasizing computer and information sciences and management information systems, with a faculty of recognized experts using state-of-the-art research facilities and advanced computer systems; to assist and facilitate student learning through the assessment of student academic achievement; to offer such services and facilities to professionals in the north suburban area of Chicago; and to serve the domestic as well as international student populations.