Computer Science & Information Systems Program
Who Should Study:
- The NCMC Computer Science & Information Systems (CS&IS) Program offers an appropriate course of study for individuals who desire to employed in the rapidly growing computer and information technology fields. Advancement potential is high, salaries are very good at entry level, and working conditions are pleasant in these fields.
- Those wanting to learn more about computers and information will be right at home in this program. Programming/coding software, learning about and setting up networks, researching new ways to use information, and securing information are just a few of things this program covers.
- Some of the careers a graduate of this program may pursue are: Computer Programmer, Computer Systems Analyst, Web Developer, Software Tester, Desktop Publisher, Network Engineer, CyberSecurity Analyst, Database Administrator and Network Architect. The highest demand, as in any occupation, and the most rewarding positions go to those with the best preparation. NCMC can give you that advantage!
- The NCMC CS&IS department teams up with businesses, industry and area schools to enrich the student experience and benefit our surrounding communities.
- Students will have opportunities for internships, job shadowing, tours and guest speakers.
- The mission of the CS&IS program at NCMC is to prepare students to enter the workforce with the skills and knowledge to be productive employees in a technology-centric endeavor, or to continue their education by transferring to a four year institution to earn a Bachelor’s degree or beyond! The experience, critical thinking skills, and wealth of knowledge presented to our students helps to prepare them for success.
- Our Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree combines general education course requirements with core Computer Science & Information Systems courses as well as recommended electives to satisfy a 62-credit hour minimum requirement.
“The median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $79,390 in May 2014, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations ($35,540).”
Source: “Computer and Information Technology Jobs,” Occupation Outlook Handbook, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Job outlook and wage information from What Can I Do With This Major are based on national data.
Computer Science & Information Systems Instructor
Phone: (660) 359-3948 ext. 1319