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Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems Degree

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Modern business demands effective, reliable technology. And as business and technology goals increasingly go hand in hand, demand for computer information systems professionals will only continue to rise. Florida Tech’s Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems offers a broad base of technical knowledge combined with a strong liberal arts foundation. Earn your Associate’s degree in Computer Information Systems 100% online in less than 20 months – from the university known for educating many NASA scientists.

Learn How to

  • Program in Visual Basic or Java.
  • Identify software system roles, advantages and disadvantages.
  • Design, implement and document the system development cycle.
  • Exercise critical thinking methods to identify and solve problems.

How You’ll Benefit From an AS Computer Information Systems Degree

  • Understand electronic commerce, including electronic payment, security, the regulatory environment and web-based marketing.
  • Examine the entire system development cycle – from system analysis, design, program development and testing.
  • Gain skills you can apply immediately in the workplace.
  • Get an excellent start on earning your bachelor’s degree.

Who Should Enroll

An Associate’s degree in Computer Information Systems offers countless possibilities ranging from increased earnings to improved job stability. According to a 2011 Bureau of Labor Statistics report titled Education Pays, associate’s degree holders earn more money and are less likely to be unemployed compared to those with only a high school diploma. And you can finish this computer information systems degree program 100% online in less than 20 months, without putting your life on hold.

Take the first step toward earning your AS Computer Information Systems degree with Florida Tech's online Quick Apply process.

Careers for an Associate's Degree in Computer Information Systems

As an AS Computer Information Systems degree holder, you’ll be a stronger candidate for jobs and promotions – and you’ll find a wide variety of opportunities. Considering today's fast-paced technology industry and limited supply of qualified professionals, an Associate’s degree in Computer Information Systems from world-renowned Florida Tech can lead to a variety of positions including:

You can feel proud knowing your Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems degree is a respected credential awarded by a regionally accredited university. And, depending on the bachelor’s degree program you may choose in the future – many, if not all, of your credits should transfer. In fact, many computer information systems graduates decide to continue their studies at Florida Tech University Online with a BS in CIS and either an MBA in Information Technology Management or an MS in Information Technology.

Prospective students are encouraged to conduct research to determine actual earning potential as it may vary depending on location, level of education and experience.