Program Goals and Outcomes

Computer Information Systems Associate Degree goals and outcomes

The Computer Information Systems Associate Degree Program prepares students for an entry-level position in the field of computer and information technology. Graduates could qualify for positions as computer support specialists, IT specialists, and more.

Computer Information Systems

Associate Degree 16-24 mo As low as $60/mo
1-800-471-3232 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

To prepare students for an entry-level position in the field of computer and information technology.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Demonstrate the ability to create programs following basic problem solving principles and guidelines common to all programming languages
  • Demonstrate the ability to create and integrate documents using word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications
  • Demonstrate an understanding of communication systems used by computers to form networks; identify different networking implementation strategies and technologies available
  • Demonstrate the ability to create and maintain a database and how the collected data can be deployed
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the system development cycle and the role of the systems analyst in developing business applications
  • Demonstrate effective written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrate a high level of inquiry, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate effective quantitative skills
  • Demonstrate computer and information literacy
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the liberal arts, natural sciences, and social sciences

Need more info or ready to enroll?

We're here to help. Call 1-800-471-3232 9AM - 9PM EST

Full Program Overview