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Turn your passion for technology into a career

An A.A.S. degree in Computer Information Systems can help launch your career as a programmer, website manager, or tech support specialist

What You'll Learn

You’ll learn the current concepts of information processing, including the latest applications software, data communications, distributed processing, user interface, management of intranets, and web publishing. You’ll also apply your skills to a specialization like networking, information technology support, web technology, or programming.

Where You'll Go

You can begin your career immediately as a web developer, computer support technician, or a network administrators assistant.

If you are already employed, this degree is an excellent way to update skills that are in high demand. Also, as members of CompTIA's Education 2 Careers partnership, this department can help prepare you for the A+ and Network+ certifications

Typical Salary

5 years after graduating


Popular careers, their growth potential, and regional demand for the past 12 months.
Career 10-year growth potential Regional Demand
Computer User Support Specialist 15% High

Real Data from Central New York

  • Data reflect previous twelve-month period in the Syracuse Metropolitan Area and surrounding five-county Central New York region.
  • Salary gathered from SUNY Graduate Wages (data source: NYS Unemployment Insurance) unless otherwise indicated. 
  • Demand is determined by the number of job postings in the region over the past twelve months. 
  • Occupational growth potential gathered from Burning Glass.