Computer Information Systems Degree Overview
The bachelor's degree program in Computer Information Systems focuses on developing employable technologists. Our curriculum focuses on developing four important competencies: technical skills, business skills, industry experience, and certifications. The program is geared to respond to new technologies such as wireless communications, Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI), CISCO networks, security and hacking-prevention tools, cryptography, and programming-web-app development languages. You’ll graduate able to adapt to the evolving world of technology.
- Study online or on campus
- Learn from IT professionals
- Enjoy flexible scheduling
- Gain experience and industry-ready skills
- Achieve industry-recognized certifications such as A+, CCNA, Security+, Network+, and more
Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems (CIS) Curriculum
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, database management, cybersecurity, project management, and system design and analysis. Upper level courses include wireless technology, information security, ethical hacking, advanced web design, CISCO networking & CyberOps, database administration, app development, and advanced programming.
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MS Computer Science, 2021
BS Computer Information Systems, 2017
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Object Oriented Programming
This course covers fundamentals of object oriented programming, problem solving, and real-world software development challenges to create practical and contemporary applications using user interfaces, graphics, and database connectivity.
Professional Opportunities in Computer Information Systems (CIS)
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:
- New York Times
- Salesforce Partners
- Verizon Wireless
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, organizes tech challenges, and offers volunteer services to local businesses
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
- Network Administrator
- Computer Network Support Specialist
- Certified Computer Technician
- Systems Analyst
- Application Developer
- Database Administrator (DBA)
- Project Manager
- IT Business Analyst
- Cyber Data Analytics Expert
- Computer Forensic Specialist
- Homeland Security Consultant