Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems Degree/A.A.S.

This program provides knowledge and skills necessary to manage and support computer hardware, software applications, operating systems, networking, and security of computers. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to earn the following industry recognized entry-level certifications: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, and Cisco CCENT. Certifications may be taken at the PearsonVUE testing center located in the Potomac State College Student Success Center. Discounted testing vouchers are available to Potomac State students who complete the required course(s).

Career Opportunities: Careers in small to medium-sized business Information Technology departments with job titles such as Call Center Technician, Technical Support Specialist, Junior Network Administrator, Junior Manager of Information Systems, Computer Repair Technician, Computer Systems Technician.

Requirements for Graduation: In order to earn an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Computer Information Systems, a student needs to complete a minimum of 60 credit hours of required course work.

Click here to view the recommended Two-Year Sequence Advisement Sheet  pdf