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Computer Information Systems

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"Computer information systems is a beginning career move to a variety of computer programs."
David Law, Department Chair
Program Advantages: 

The integration of computers into the workplace is progressing at a rapid pace. Graduates of the computer information systems (CIS) program are well positioned to serve the growing needs and demands of the field. A strong foundation of programming, database, and networking is provided. Computer information systems graduates may enter directly into either the cyber security (BTech), information technology: applications software development (BTech), information technology: network administration (BTech), information technology: web development (BTech), or technology management (BBA) degree program.

Professional Outlook: 

Upon completion of the computer information systems (AAS) degree, students will be well prepared to continue their education in pursuit of an advanced degree, or assume professional employment in the following areas:

  • Network management
  • Systems administration
  • Computer technology
  • Computer support
  • Computer programming
  • Web development
  • Network administrators
2016-2017 Alfred State Catalog
Contact: 
David Law
607-587-3468
Pioneer Quotes: 

"I came to Alfred State to become part of the evolution in the IT field." -Jusvannie Valle, '17