Computer Information Systems Technology

The Computer Information Systems Technology program is an Associate Degree and Certificate awarding program. Emphasis is placed on hands on training in the areas of microcomputer operating systems, applications, programming languages and networking equipment. After completing a degree in the Computer Information Systems Technology program, a student will have the skills to fulfill entry-level positions in computer support and operations, networking, and software development fields in the industry.

Your Future

A graduate of the Computer Information Systems Technology program may become employed in many of the entry-level positions such as Computer Technician, Web Designer, Cyber Specialist, Computer Programmer, Help Desk Specialist, Computer Lab Manager, Database Analyst, Systems Analyst, Network Specialist, or Test Engineer.

Computer Support Specialist

The median annual earnings $52,810.00.

Web Developer

The median annual earnings are $75,510.00.

Network Specialist

The median annual earnings are $71,100.00.

Programming Specialist

The median annual earnings are $62,240.00.

System Analyst

The median annual earnings are $68,270.00.

Program Options

Degree Completion Pathway - Beginning in the Fall

Degree Completion Pathway - Beginning in the Spring

Click here to contact the Computer Information Systems Technology Department or call 256.551.3155 or 256-551-3128

Dr. Deloris Rice-Smothers
Chair of Business, Computer Science and Engineering Technologies Division 
CIS Instructor
deloris.smothers@drakestate.edu
B.S., Business Administration, Alabama A&M University
M.S., Business Education, Alabama A&M University
Ed.S., Education, Alabama A&M University

Ronald Egson, CIS Instructor
ronald.egson@drakestate.edu
B.S., Business Administration, Wilberforce University
M.S., Computer Information Systems, University of Detroit Mercy