Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.
Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.
The scenic Monroe College St. Lucia campus in Barnard Hill Castries on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia combines the best of many worlds.
Monroe's Queens Extension Center is located in the heart of downtown Flushing, a vibrant and ethnically mixed district of Queens.
It’s an exciting time to enter the world of information technology (IT). Since 2003, employment in the IT industry has grown by 37%. IT professionals can be found in virtually all industries, including health, fashion, music, finance, hospitality, non-profit and government.
The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree program in Computer Information Systems focuses on developing employable technologists. Monroe teaches students to apply what they have learned and to adapt to a constantly changing technological world. With this in mind, the program is geared to respond to new technologies, such as wireless communications, 3D virtual reality networks, grid processing and cryptography.
The curriculum focuses on developing four important competencies: technical skills, business skills, industry experience and certifications. Specific roles for graduates might relate to system analysis, database administration, security analysis, network operations, web technologies and application development and design.
Even if the employer you choose does not focus solely on IT, your job will most likely require the use of computers and technology to accomplish tasks and process information. In fact, 92% of all IT workers are based in non-IT companies. Monroe graduates are employed by an array of organizations ranging from those the size of IBM to small public service firms. Some have even gone on to pursue advanced degrees at institutions throughout the U.S.
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