Computer Information Systems
If you “get” computers and are intrigued by the idea of learning and using the languages that make them work, then a career in the growing field of computer information systems may be your fit. OCC Career Advantage offers a computer information systems degree that can prepare you to transfer to a four-year college or university. We also offer a number of certificate programs designed to prepare you for entry-level or advanced positions in the industry. Computer network specialists in California earn a median income of $79,414; software developers earn $121,475. Start planning your path into this well-paying industry – read on to learn more about your options.
A sampling of courses for these careers
Java Programing 1
Introduction to C# .NET Programming
C++ Programing 1
Beginning Computer Keyboarding
Web Page Design 1
Did you know?
IT employees average earnings of more than $82,000 per year, compared to the overall U.S. median wage of about $37,000, according to the Association for Career Technical Education.
Complete one of our certificate programs, and you’ll be well-prepared to enter a career in computer information systems.
Build upon your skills if you’re already employed in the field. Or earn an associate degree for even greater advancement opportunities.
In less than 2 years
you can earn:
Certificate of Achievement
Build on your certificate
of achievement with a:
Certificate of Specialization
Or earn your
in under 4 years
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Choose from nine certificates that prepare you to enter the field – or advance through specialization
Did you know?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who have a certificate as
their highest level of education earned, on average, 20 percent more than
those whose highest education level is a high school diploma.
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