Study Computer Information Systems Online at Monroe
- Earn the certifications you need to succeed
- Learn from IT professionals with experience in a range of fields
- Log in anytime, from anywhere 24/7 online tutoring available
- Gain experience and industry-ready business and technical skills
The majority of IT professionals are employed in non-tech companies. Our program prepares you with a solid foundation in computer hardware and software so you can work in any industry. Learn Cisco networking basics, database management, and system design and analysis. Upper level courses include wireless technology, information security, and advanced programming.
My professors guided me through Salesforce Bootcamp. They made sure I was ready for work the minute I graduated.
BS Computer Information Systems, 2017
Salesforce Technical Consultant, Praxis Solutions
Systems Analysis and Design
Gain an in-depth understanding of how information systems support business requirements in today's intensely competitive environment. As a member of a systems development team, you'll work on real world projects where you can apply your knowledge and skills.
Internships are an invaluable way to gain real world experience and find out what area of IT you’d like to go into. Plus, with New York City out your back door, there’s no limit to the possibilities available to you.
Recent internships include:
- Verizon Wireless
- Salesforce Partners
Give your career the extra edge with outside-the-classroom opportunities to learn and network with fellow students and industry professionals.
- Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), an international professional organization with headquarters in New York.
- Monroe’s Information Technology Student Association (ITSA), a club that meets weekly and hosts speakers, visits computer shows and other events, and offers volunteer services to local businesses.
- Animation Club, welcoming artists of all backgrounds, members work on various design programs to explore creativity.
Your Future Career in Computer Information Systems
A degree in Computer Information Systems opens the door to a number of career opportunities in companies large and small. Some examples:
- Computer Network Architect - Design and build data communication networks.
- Network Administrator - Organize, install, and support an organization's computer systems, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets, etc.
- Computer Network Support Specialist - Analyze, troubleshoot, and evaluate computer network problems.
- Certified Computer Technician - Work in an office setting to troubleshoot, repair, and monitor a computer system.
- Systems Analyst - Identify the systems improvements needed, design those changes, and train others to use the systems.
- Application Developer - Create programs for a particular operating system (i.e., Windows, Mac or UNIX), the web, or a device.
- Webmaster - Ensure that web servers, hardware, and software are operating correctly; design the website and generate web pages.
- Database Administrator (DBA) - Use specialized software to store and organize data. Plan capacity, configure, design monitor and troubleshoot database, manage database and users, schedule utilities such as backup and restore.
- Project Manager - Define a project, build a work plan, manage project development phases and the budget.
- IT Business Analyst - Become involved in the design or modification of business systems or IT systems.
- Information Security Specialist - Plan security monitoring systems for security breaches, secure the computer infrastructure, and respond to cyber attacks.
- Cyber Data Analytics Expert - Identify potential weaknesses or vulnerabilities in networks or endpoint.
- Computer Forensic Specialist - Retrieve and analyze data, network traces and other evidence from computers, networks and data storage devices, often when they have been damaged.
- Homeland Security Consultant - Coordinate and implement exercises at the Federal, State, and local levels.
Fall (Sept - Dec)
Winter (January - April)
International applicants are encouraged to apply three months before the start date.