The Computer Information Systems programs offered by the College of Business at Northern Michigan University prepare students to compete in the growing field broadly classified as Information Systems. Graduates leave the CIS program prepared to administer, develop and implement Information Systems solutions. Students choose the CIS program at Northern for its customizability, project opportunities, and joint technical/business orientation.
Degrees offered within the CIS program
Have you used computers and found them helpful tools? Are you interested in helping others put computers to effective use? This four-year major is designed to allow students to specialize in one of several areas of Computer Information systems. Graduates will leave the program prepared to enter into web development, analysis/consultant work, programming, network administration. Job forecasts show computing occupations have a high growth rate. Employers particularly like the blend of business and technical backgrounds.
This major provides a competency in the functional areas of
Are you currently employed and need to expand your computing knowledge? Would you like to find out how computers operate? Do you like to help others with their technical computer problems? Does earning a four-year degree sound overwhelming, but you want some college coursework that would apply to a future Bachelor degree? An associate degree may be a good choice for you.
An Associate degree is a two year degree providing basic computer knowledge. Many people use it as a ladder to obtain a Bachelor degree later on when their career goals are clearer or their circumstances more flexible. Graduates find employment as computing technicians, providers of help desk services, or office technical managers.
Visit the NMU Online Bulletin for detailed program listings and course descriptions.
Date last updated
05/01/2008 by S. Poindexter