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Computer Information Systems

Degree Info

Degree Info

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Future Opportunities

Future Opportunities

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Course Syllabi

Course Syllabi

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Computer Support Option

Computer Information Systems: Computer Support Option graduates provide technical assistance to computer system users. They may answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, via telephone, or from a remote location. They may provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems. Job titles may include: Help Desk Analyst, Computer Support Specialist, Computer Technician, Technical Support Specialist, Systems Administrator, Network Support Specialist, or Network Technician.

The courses in this program cover computer hardware, software, server systems, programming, and networking. Students will prepare for CompTIA's A+, Network+, and Security+ certifications, as well as Microsoft's Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification.

If you already have one or more of these certifications, consider applying for Credit for Prior Learning.

Graphics/Web Developer Option

Designing, creating, and maintaining a web-based business system is a fast paced and exciting career field. Graduates of the Computer Information Systems: Graphics/Web Developer program are prepared to program web-based business systems.

Criminal Justice Cyber Security Option

The Computer Information Systems: Criminal Justice Cyber Security Option combines information technology fundamentals and information systems security with an in-depth look at the criminal justice system. This unique combination of skills prepares students to protect computer systems, network, and data from modern threats, while maintaining ethical and legal standards. Technical coursework aligns directly with CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ exam objectives. Certification fees are included in their respective courses.

Jefferson College is a proud Academy Partner of CompTIA - the voice of Information Technology.

Creating IT Futures Foundation is an IT charity providing training and certification to under-represented populations in the IT workforce, such as people living in or who are at-risk for poverty, women, ethnic minorities, veterans and military or displaced workers. The foundation provides opportunities to get involved for persons in the IT community through volunteering, mentoring or networking/fundraising in their IT-Ready program. This could be of interest to those who wish to share their knowledge and experience in IT for the benefit of the technology community.


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