Information about this exciting field:
Every day, all day, more and more data and information becomes available and accessible from individual computers and across vast networks in cyberspace. People are needed to plan, analyze, design, program, build, maintain, secure, and manage all of that information for businesses and industries around the globe. Computers and the internet are an integral part of our lives, and the CIS field isn’t going anywhere…but forward!
Is this program for me?
CIS graduates may secure any number of diverse jobs, ranging from programmer to website designer to information security specialist or network administrator. Here are some qualities and skills that are essential for the successful CIS graduate:
- Analytical mind
- Attention to detail
- Strong computer/software skills
- Mathematical skills
- Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines
- Excellent communication, project management, troubleshooting
Areas of study include:
- Computer Programming
- Information Security Specialist
- Internet Specialist – Web Application Development
- Cisco Network Specialist
- CompTIA A+ Certified Technical Preparation
Where might I find a job?
CIS graduates may work for privately owned firms, government agencies, banks, schools, non-profit organizations, and retailers.
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Computer Information Systems courses are offered on the Marietta and North Metro Campuses.
- Dave Busse
- Mike Carroll
- Jimmy Crum
- Ron Enz
- Dexter Howard
- Cleo Okere
- Steve Prettyman
CIST Information Security Specialist Diploma
Internet Specialist-Web Application Development Diploma
Cisco Network Specialist Certificate
CompTIA A+ Certified Technical Preparation Certificate