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Computer Information Systems, A.A.S.

Program Yourself into a High-Tech, High-Demand Career in CIS

Advancements in computer technology never stop. If you want to pursue a career in computing, get in-demand skills and a foundation that will give you a head start, check out DCC's Computer Information Systems program. This program prepares you for careers in programming, networking, and web administration. You can work in various sectors of business, particularly insurance, banking, public utilities, retailing and manufacturing firms. You could also work for schools, colleges and government agencies. Or move on toward a bachelor's degree in an information science field.


job growth through 2030, faster than average of all occupations (BLS)





What You'll Study in our Computer Information Systems Program

First you'll get an introduction to the basics of computer and web programming, then get some context with economics issues and a variety of electives to round out your education. After that you’ll move into more advanced, hands-on work with information systems, security, servers, and data analysis.

Finish your associate degree with a capstone project to demonstrate what you've learned. Most of your credits will transfer if you’re going from DCC to a four-year program, so please choose your classes in consultation with your advisor.


Sample Courses

CIS 107: Web Programming for Business
An intro to doing business on the internet, including the use of CSS and search engine optimization

CIS 126: Linux with Python
Get hands-on experience and understand the functions of a LINUX-based operating system

CIS 106: Cloud Computing Fundamentals
Fundamentals of cloud computing, including security, networking and management


Where Do Computer Information Systems Grads Go?



DId you know there's a student chapter of the American Statistical Association at DCC? ASA student chapters provide experience, education, and opportunities for those interested in the world of statistics and data analysis. DCC is the first and only community college with an ASA Student Chapter.


Contact Us

Office of Admissions

101 Orcutt Student Services Center
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Phone: (845) 431-8010

53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601