The Computer Information Systems A.S. program is designed to parallel the first two years of a four-year degree in computer science, information technology (IT), informatics or technology and computer information systems.

Students looking to transfer to a four-year SUNY computer science program can complete the Computer Information Systems Computer Science Track to meet the lower division course requirements outlined in the SUNY Transfer Path in computer science.

This is a transfer-oriented program with articulation agreements in place with several colleges and universities.

This program is offered by the Computing and Information Sciences Department.

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Career and Transfer Opportunities

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Common careers for students completing the Computer Information Systems A.S. degree include: Database Administrator, Application Development Director, Network and Computer System Administrator, Business Analyst, Analyst/Programmer. Additional education may be required to qualify for some positions.

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Salaries vary based on position and degree attainment. Here are median salaries taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (as of 2017): Computer Support Specialist, $48,640; Systems Analyst, $76,690; Web Developer, $61,510.

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Graduates have continued their education at The University at Albany, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology and SUNY Polytechnic.

Get in Touch

Department or program information:

James Looby
COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON
Brahan Hall, Room 206

Program admission information:

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
Regular Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.