Knowledge of network engineering, database management and health IT are marketable across all industries, and can be applied to a number of different career opportunities

Computer Information Systems Program

Continually in demand, and high paying, IT technical skills are essential for all businesses today. Pierce College's Computer Information Systems program offers two-year associate degrees and one-year certificates. Find the option that's best for you and start realizing your possibilities today.

Financial aid and scholarships are frequently available to students who qualify. In addition, special funding may be available for unemployed workers or low-wage working parents.

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Enrollment is open throughout the year. Start in the fall, winter, spring or summer quarters depending on the degree choice.

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PREREQUISITE COURSES

Students must complete a skills assessment test through the Pierce College testing center.

PROGRAM LENGTH

Certificates can be earned in as little as three quarters. Associate degrees typically take from six to eight quarters to complete.

TRANSFER POSSIBILITIES

Individual classes in the Computer Information System programs may transfer as electives to four-year colleges, or as the first two years of a four-year technical degree.

EMPLOYMENT POSSIBILITIES

Knowledge of network engineering, database management and health IT are marketable across all industries, and can be applied to a number of different careers such as network engineer, junior database administrator, database developer, business analyst, and data analyst.

Program Contacts

Brandy Ferber-Christensen
Program Navigator
253-864-3193
Donna Moran
Program Coordinator - CIS/CNE/HIT
253-864-3341