Computer Information Systems – AS

Associate of Science: Online

In the rapidly growing information technology field, students must be agile and prepared. Our rigorous standards and high-caliber curriculum push students beyond the expected so they can enter the marketplace with a competitive advantage. In our fully online program, students learn to provide rapid solutions to security needs, store and secure private information and assess risk management policies so they are positioned to succeed and lead upon graduation.

The Associate of Science with a major in Computer Information Systems degree program was designed for students preparing to start a career or professionals seeking to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. The program is offered online and includes courses in a variety of fundamental areas specific to Information Technology and Cybersecurity. The Associate Degree can be completed in as little as 5 semesters and gives students an introduction to Computer Information Systems as well as a foundation to later specialize in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and Health Care

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Associate of Science: Online

In the rapidly growing information technology field, students must be agile and prepared. Our rigorous standards and high-caliber curriculum push students beyond the expected so they can enter the marketplace with a competitive advantage. In our fully online program, students learn to provide rapid solutions to security needs, store and secure private information and assess risk management policies so they are positioned to succeed and lead upon graduation.

The Associate of Science with a major in Computer Information Systems degree program was designed for students preparing to start a career or professionals seeking to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. The program is offered online and includes courses in a variety of fundamental areas specific to Information Technology and Cybersecurity. The Associate Degree can be completed in as little as 5 semesters and gives students an introduction to Computer Information Systems as well as a foundation to later specialize in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and Health Care

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13% Information Technology growth rate through 2026

13%

IT GROWTH RATE

11% Computer Support Specialist growth rate through 2026

18%

COMPUTER SUPPORT SPECIALIST GROWTH RATE

60 total credit hours required

60

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  • Essentials
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  • Mission
  • CYBER DEFENSE CENTER

Essentials

  • A new enrollment period each month
  • Fully online classes
  • A total of 60 credit hours
    • 27 credit hours of general education courses
    • 33 credit hours of major core courses

Why Parker’s Computer Information Systems program?

The Associate of Science with a major in Computer Information Systems degree program was designed for students preparing to start a career or professionals seeking to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. The program is offered online and includes courses in a variety of fundamental areas specific to Information Technology and Cybersecurity. The Associate Degree can be completed in as little as 5 semesters and gives students an introduction to Computer Information Systems as well as a foundation to later specialize in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and Health Care

Career Preparation

Parker’s Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems program helps students understand the methods, principles, and tools crucial to advance in today’s complex information technology and cybersecurity landscapes. Required courses include a broad range of subjects, such as software design, security, networking, communications, business, and mathematics.

Mission

The mission of the Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems is to produce graduates with the technical and organizational skills that participate in the design, construction and maintenance of information systems on effective technological platforms to facilitate the effective storage, transfer, manipulation and use of data and are aligned with the needs of businesses, local and global communities.

CYBER DEFENSE CENTER

Parker University offers a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) with concentrations in Cybersecurity and Healthcare Cybersecurity.  To further enhance cyber defense related resources for Parker University students & staff and the community we serve, The CIS & Online Education department has established the Cyber Defense Center (CDC). The CDC is hosted in the Computer Information Systems Department of the College of Business & Technology and was founded by Roxanne Kemp, the Dean of Online Education and Dr. Themba Ngwenya, the Director for the Computer Information Systems program.

For more information on our Cyber Defense Center, please visit our site: https://cyberdefense.parker.edu/

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