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Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Systems

In the early days, a single computer could be as big as a classroom and they were only owned by some of the largest corporations. Today, there is hardly a business, large or small, or a household for that matter, that doesn't utilize the power of computer hardware and software technology.

Everything from sophisticated, customized business operating systems to personal computers have created an entire industry of computer information systems careers that didn't exist 30 years ago. As technology continues to advance, new job opportunities will also develop.

Career Information

As organizations' reliance on computer technology grows, the demand for computer professionals will continue to increase. Strong growth is expected for computer fields through 2020. The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau Statistics is expecting a 22 percent employment increase for computer systems analysts, a 31 percent increase for database administrators, and a 28 percent employment increase for network and computer systems administrators. read more

Classroom Experience

"The goal of the Computer Information Systems program is to prepare our students to take positions in companies that will improve their lives," states Department Chair Charlie Olszewski. "I do have expectations for my students. I expect them to attend class in a timely manner, have good communication skills and the ability to write, have good interpersonal skills, and keep up with the classroom assignments." read more

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