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Computer Information Science – Choose Your Specialty

Computer Information ScienceToday’s economy favors the specialist. That’s why the Computer Information Science Associate Degree program at Everest University Online, a division of Everest University, allows students to choose from among three computer-related specialties.

With the ability to study from home on their own schedules, students in Everest University Online’s Computer Information Science Associate Degree program begin by taking a series of core classes that introduce them to modern office computing and computer operation. From there, they are able to choose from the following three areas of study that could lead to a future career:

Programming

Students learn computer programming and systems development, computer hardware and operating systems, as well as accounting and business courses that complement the business-oriented applications graduates are likely to encounter in the workplace. Topics include programming applications and design. Graduates are qualified to compete for entry-level positions in a variety of computer-related roles, including entry-level programmer.

Network Administration

This concentration helps students acquire a solid foundation in the key technologies that drive many of today’s corporate networks. Students get hands-on experience with the hardware and software used in personal computers, learn to manage and direct network traffic, and develop system support skills that focus on installing, administering and troubleshooting commonly used network hardware and software. Graduates can qualify for entry-level positions as:

  • Network Administrators
  • Network Security Administrators
  • Database Administrators
  • Network Technicians
  • Help Desk Technicians
  • PC Support Specialists
  • Database Support Specialists
  • Technical Support Representatives

Web Design

In Web Design, students learn to design and maintain modern websites. This includes site planning and design. They also practice programming interactive Web sites using modern scripting languages and editing software. Graduates leave with a portfolio of their work they can use to pursue entry-level positions in a variety of computer-related positions in the private and public sectors.

The Everest University Online Computer Information Science Associate Degree Program

Everest University Online’s Computer Information Science Associate Degree program can be completed in as little as two years. Students have the option of taking classes at their own pace and on their own schedule. Instructors are computer professionals who bring both academic and real-world skills to their classes. The classes themselves are small, which provides an opportunity for teacher-student interaction.

Upon graduation, Everest’s Career Services department can provide valuable job search support ranging from resume preparation to actively identifying and contacting local employers.

Contact Everest Today

For more information on the Computer Information Science Associate Degree program, contact Everest University Online today! Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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