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Computer Information Systems*
*This program is also currently available online.
Computer scientists and computer systems analysts use technology to solve problems processing, storing and accessing information. They write software to enhance computer system functionality and efficiency, create applications for mobile devices, develop websites and design program software. NWCCD’s Computer Information Systems program will train you in a variety of computer concepts and programming language, preparing you for a career in the fast-growing industry of computer science. This program is offered at both Gillette College and Sheridan College.
Computer science professionals work in an array of capacities for large tech firms, government agencies, startups, nonprofits, businesses and more. New technological advancements have results in new job opportunities across the computer science industry. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts more than 127,000 new jobs in the Computer Systems Analysts field, from 2012-2022, a 25% increase. The field of Computer and Information Systems Managers is expected to add 50,000 new jobs during that time, while the field of Computer Programmers is expected to add more than 28,000 new jobs.
From analyzing data and administering databases to programming and architecting computer networks, computer scientists and systems administrators are highly trained to oversee a variety of computer applications. NWCCD’s Computer Information Systems program will help you launch a career in the field with job titles such as:
NWCCD’s small class sizes will allow you to gain individualized attention and build key skills managing Computer Information Systems.
Our NWCCD Computer Information Systems program, available at both Sheridan College and Gillette College, is designed for students interested in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science and Computer Engineering, as well as for students interested in pursuing a career in Computer Hardware, Networking and Computer Programming. The Computer Information Systems program serves as the foundation for a Bachelor’s degree program for those who wish to transfer, as well as direct job entry skills.
The NWCCD Computer Information Systems program follows industry and national standards, using tools and techniques embraced by industry leaders while meeting course curriculum needs for students who plan to transfer into Bachelor’s degree programs. As a student, you will access quality training materials and be challenged to complete projects that ensure learning and understanding in key concepts and programming languages to build a foundation to launch your computer science career.
At NWCCD, courses are offered in a multitude of formats, including online, to meet your scheduling needs. Small class sizes will also provide opportunities for individualized attention from our award-winning faculty. Course work includes computer concepts like Linux Fundamentals, the traditional programming languages of C++, Visual Basic, 3D Java programming and XHTML.
Computer Information Systems managers and computer scientists earn jobs in a variety of corporations and organizations. Where will a degree from NWCCD take you?
Our faculty at NWCCD bring decades of experience in information systems management to the classrooms and labs. They are dedicated to helping you build the skills you need to enter the job field or transfer and pursue advanced degrees and training. Our program will ensure you understand the fundamentals of Computer Information Systems while our faculty provide you guidance to help you prepare to be competitive in the job market.
Northern Wyoming Community College District also has strong partnerships with local and regional tech companies, which provide internship opportunities and hands-on learning in professional settings. Training led by professionals in the field will help you experience real-world scenarios to further your understanding and preparation for the job market.
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