The Computer Information Systems A.S. program is designed to parallel the first two years of a four-year degree in computer science, information technology (IT), informatics or technology and computer information systems.

This is a transfer-oriented program with articulation agreements in place with several colleges and universities.

This program is offered by the Computing and Information Sciences Department.

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Career and Transfer Opportunities

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Common careers for students completing the Computer Information Systems A.S. degree include: Database Administrator, Application Development Director, Network and Computer System Administrator, Business Analyst, Analyst/Programmer. Additional education may be required to qualify for some positions.

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Salaries vary based on position and degree attainment. Here are median salaries taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (as of 2017): Computer Support Specialist, $48,640; Systems Analyst, $76,690; Web Developer, $61,510.

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Graduates have continued their education at The University at Albany, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology and SUNY Polytechnic.

Get in Touch

Department or program information:

James Looby
COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON
Brahan Hall, Room 206

Program admission information:

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
Regular Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.