The program prepares students to analyze procedures, methods, and uses of computer systems. Graduates develop the critical thinking, troubleshooting and analytical skills to help companies build and maintain computer systems, design and implement network systems, design software or make changes to hardware to improve routine habits. They also learn how to study an organization’s current computer systems and procedures and make recommendations to management to help the organization operate more efficiently and effectively.
Coursework includes such topics as IT security, management information systems, computer architecture. Students also have a choice of electives in networking, software, or data architecture. Arts & Sciences courses enhance and support the technical coursework.
Graduates earn a bachelor of science; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete.
Computer Systems Analyst; Information Systems Manager; Network Systems Analyst
*This is a new program; Data will be available in Fall 2016
Data reflects placement for AY2013-14 graduates indicating employment in their field of study within 6 months following graduation. Full data calculations are available for review during College open hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at Career Services or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOURCE: Based on May 2014 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for the state of Minnesota published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov.