- Computer and Information Systems Managers
- Computer Programmers
- Computer Systems Analysts
- Computer Support Specialists
- Database Administrators
- Network and Computer Systems Administrators
- Software Developers
- Web Developers
Computer Information Systems (AAS)
Sample job: Computer Support Specialist
Median Salary: $48,900
Job Growth Outlook 2012-22: 17%
Sample job: Web Developer
Median Salary: $62,500
Job Growth Outlook 2012-22: 20%
The median annual wage for career opportunities from this program with an associate degree, according to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Technology still needs humans
If you’re considering working on or in computers, a lucrative career is in your future. You’ll be ready to lend your expertise in any business setting. You might even decide to start your own computer repair business.
If you plug into a career as a computer expert, you could make a lot of money in a field that just keeps growing.
If you’re business oriented, Kirtland’s Computer Information Systems is the right way to go. If you’re math oriented and more interested in being a software engineer, systems analyst, network administrator or computer programmer, Kirtland’s Computer Science program could be a conduit for you.
Who does well in it?
People who are:
able to create solutions and
What would you do?
program systems or
develop Web sites
You get to choose
We give you several paths to choose from so you can thrive in a computer-related career.
Here’s what each path could yield:
- Computer Information Systems (business-oriented)
- Computer programmer
- Systems analyst
- Network administrator
- Microcomputer specialist
Computer Science (mathematical and engineering-oriented)
- Applications programmer
- Systems programmer
- Software engineer
- Systems analyst
Most jobs in the computer field require a four-year degree. If you are interested in pursuing a computer career, you should plan to eventually complete a bachelor’s degree at a four-year school.
Kirtland will allow you to transfer your credits without a glitch to most four-year colleges or universities. If you plan to transfer to a four-year college or university, you must consult with an advisor and study the requirements of the four-year institution from which you intend to earn a bachelor’s degree.
Where would you work?
in business offices
as a subcontractor
with your own clients