College of Applied Science and Technology

Computer Information Systems (Bachelor's Degree)

Computer Information Systems Fundamentals

Network and computer systems administrators install, configure and support an organization’s network systems.

  • comprehensive curriculum emphasizes:
    • network analysis
    • design
    • installation
    • management
    • security
    • troubleshooting
  • CIS program offers professional certifications through partnerships with software and hardware companies

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to compliment hands-on instructional approach  

Akron Advantage

Real-world Experience

The Department of Business and Information Technology has well-equipped computer and network technology labs. The varied hardware and software allows you to experience different systems platforms and applications.

Gain practical professional experience through UA's optional cooperative education program. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary.

Recent placements include:

  • Lubrizol
  • Go-Jo
  • Veterans Administration Hospital
  • Diebold

Curriculum Guide

Career Opportunities

Degrees and Preparation

A degree in computer information systems paves the way to careers as:

  • programmer trainees
  • programmer/analysts
  • software developers
  • computer operators
  • network specialists in business, industry and government organizations

Career Outlook

See the job outlook for computer and information systems managers, from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Career Center

The Career Center creates links among students, alumni and local professionals. You will have access to:

  • Career Resource Library
  • co-op/internships through Career Advantage Network
  • computer stations for resume writing and employment research
  • UA Career Fairs

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Phone: 330-972-7111
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