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The Computer Information Systems program provides students with a quality education that motivates them to reach their full potential through up-to-date entry-level course content, relevant lab experiences, and real-world work experience.
The Computer Information Systems (CIS) One-Year Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the computer area, while developing general problem-solving and troubleshooting skills that can be applied to networking, server, computer, web, and business programming environments.
Students who successfully complete the Computer Information Systems Pathway Certificate will:
- Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills by working with hardware, networks, and software through programming logic and hands-on lab assignments
- Install and configure various operating systems
- Use Microsoft Office applications to solve common business problems
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Fill out our request info form. This will alert us that you are interested in the CIS programs.
If you are new to UCC (you've never taken a class), apply to UCC. Otherwise, you are done for now. You will be contacted about the next steps.
The one-year certificate program is designed to prepare students for employment in (or for a job path leading to) any one of several entry-level career opportunities as listed by the Oregon Department of Labor. The Network and Computer Systems Administrator, Computer Support Specialist, Computer Operator, Computer and Information Systems Manager, Computer Programmer, Network Administrator, Network Systems and Communications Analyst, Internet Service Technician, and Database Administrator are among those targeted job paths or job market careers.
Completion of MTH 095 or placement test scores indicating MTH 105 or higher and WR 121 or higher is required.
It is strongly recommended that Computer Science (CS) and Computer Information Systems (CIS) students have access to a personally-owned, 64-bit Windows laptop with at least 16 GB of RAM, 1-2 TB hard disk, and other standard laptop accessories. You can purchase a full version of Microsoft Office in the UCC campus store at a very low, discounted student price.
Other CIS Certificates & Degrees at UCC
- Computer Science: AS
- Cybersecurity: AAS - New!
- Computer Information Systems: AAS
- Junior Database Administrator: Pathway Certificate
- Junior Programmer: Pathway Certificate
- Junior Web Developer: Pathway Certificate
- Cisco Networking Support Technician: Pathway Certificate
- Microsoft Networking Support: Pathway Certificate
- Server Administrator: Pathway Certificate
- Microsoft Office Technologist: Pathway Certificate
John Blackwood, MS - Contact
Associate Professor, CIS
Vince Yip, MS - Contact
Associate Professor, CIS
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