Computer Information Systems A.A.S.

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The creation and management of computer information systems is at the heart of any thriving business.

In the SUNY Morrisville Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program in computer information systems, you develop the skills needed to employ information systems that helps organizations thrive and grow.

Courses focus on interactive program development in a networked, client/server programming environment. You will study languages such as Python and C# and also learn how to use the latest software packages for spreadsheets, graphics, database, communications and multimedia development.

Additional courses in accounting, business, liberal arts, mathematics and physical science round out the diverse program, preparing you for employment as an entry-level computer programmer, programmer analyst or network technician, an office systems manager or system analyst trainee, or a computer operator or computer salesperson.

You can enhance your college experience through a variety of related clubs and activities. SUNY Morrisville Esports (MES) creates a community for interested gamers through education, sportsmanship, competitive multiplayer gaming and attendance at gaming-related events. 

The college is one of the first to annually host Global Game Jam® (GGJ), the world’s largest on-site game creation event which gives teams of artists, hobbyists, programmers and gamers throughout the world a chance to brainstorm, innovate, collaborate and develop new ideas for game design over the course of 48 hours.

If you decide to continue your education after graduating from this program, you can choose from our Bachelor of Technology degree programs in game programming or information technology with concentration options in app & mobile web development, computer support services and network & system administration.

Minimum Device Requirements for this Program

  • 8 GB RAM
  • 512 GB Hard Drive
  • 2 USB ports
  • HDMI port
  • Ethernet port (recommended) OR USB Ethernet Adapter
  • Software: Microsoft Office 365
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Top Job Titles for this Program

These are the job titles you are most likely to see listings for when graduating from this program.

  • Systems Administrator
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Desktop Support
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Information Technology Technician
  • Senior Systems Administrator
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