Professional Careers Description

Eight out of the top ten jobs identified by the US Department of Labor Statistics as the fastest growing occupations are computer related.

(See Bureau of Labor Statistics)

A required internship experience for the bachelor's degree extends the boundaries of academia by providing the practical dimension of real-world work experience directly related to the computer information systems field.

Students expand their career opportunities; broaden their knowledge base in computer sciences, systems technology, and programming; develop essential workplace and life skills; and build a network of professional contacts in the information technology sector.

A wide variety of career options exists for the Computer Information Systems professional. A CIS graduate can launch a successful career in one of the following positions:

Network Systems

  • Administrator
  • Network Manager

Programming & Software Development

  • Programmer
  • Program Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Web Designer

Interactive Media

  • Web Developer
  • GIS/Computer Mapper

Information Support & Services

  • Database Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator