AS in Computer Information Systems

Gain foundational knowledge in the growing field of information systems and technology from a 100% online program.

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Overview

Information technology and systems have become the backbone of how businesses function. As a result, companies across industries are seeking professionals with a combination of technical skills and business knowledge.

The Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems program combines fundamental knowledge of information systems with a strong liberal arts foundation. If you are interested in changing careers, starting out in the technology field or going on to earn a bachelor’s degree, this 100% online program may be the right fit for you.

What You'll Learn

In our AS in CIS, you will be introduced to core concepts of information systems, including:

  • The technology, people and organizational components of information systems
  • Commercial software applications in business functions
  • IT infrastructure, such as clients, servers, network devices and systems software
  • Software systems and the system development cycle
  • Java, object-oriented programing and the development of applications
See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.

Accreditation

Florida Institute of Technology is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees.

The AS in Computer Information Systems online program is designed to align with the Association for Computing Machinery curriculum guidelines.

Careers

The AS in Computer Information Systems can position students to pursue a variety of opportunities in the growing technology industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)*, employment of computer and technology occupations is projected to increase by 13% from 2016 to 2026, which is much faster than the average. The median annual wage in this category was $86,320 in May 2018, which was 123% higher than the median annual wage for all occupations.


Potential career paths with an AS in CIS when combined with relevant experience include:

  • Computer support specialist
  • Help desk administrator
  • Support analyst
  • Junior program analyst
  • Java developer

Whether you are seeking a credential to match your work experience or you are entering the field, the AS in CIS program at Florida Tech is designed to provide the foundational knowledge in business and information systems required for a variety of careers.


Why Florida Tech

Choosing Florida Tech to further your education means you’ll earn your degree from a private, nonprofit, nationally-ranked university. Named a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report (2020) and ranked a Best Value College in Florida by PayScale’s ROI Report (2018), Florida Tech positions students to pursue success by offering its rigorous academic programs 100% online. Other benefits of Florida Tech include:

  • Learn from subject matter experts and industry practitioners
  • Collaborate in an interactive and user-friendly online classroom
  • Access course materials anytime, anywhere with 24/7 access
  • Communicate and network with classmates from all over the country
  • Alumni include NASA scientists, Fortune 500 CEOs and top military generals


“After each diploma new doors and opportunities opened that probably wouldn’t have happened otherwise.”

– John Vlasis, AS in CIS, BS in CIS, MSIT in Cybersecurity


*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer and Information Technology Occupations, on the internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/home.htm (visited July 19, 2019).

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth. Degree and/or certificate program options do not guarantee career or salary outcomes. Students should conduct independent research for specific employment information.

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