Computer Information Systems

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Debra LaVergne, Ed.D.

Full Time Faculty - CIS/MGT; Web Technology/Programming

480-461-7754

This program is part of the Computer Information Systems Department.

Fields of Interest

Field of Interest: Computer and Information Technology Field of Interest: Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Computer Information Systems

Do you want a career that lives at the intersection of technology and business? Successful organizations rely on integrated technological solutions to carry out their business operations, interact with both suppliers and customers, and excel in the marketplace. In the Computer Information Systems (CIS) program, you’ll learn how to design, develop, manage, and maintain sophisticated technologies that are used everywhere — from local to global organizations.

The CIS program's comprehensive curriculum will equip you with the knowledge and skills to succeed in technology-related roles, such as a helpdesk technician, technology trainer, and more. This program will also prepare you for industry-recognized certification exams, including the Oracle Corporation OCA, AWS Cloud Practitioner certifications, and the CompTIA A+.

Make it happen! Enroll today to start your journey.

The Right Pathway for You

MCC offers Certificates of Completion, Associate Degrees and Transfer Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates, degrees or transfer options is the fastest way to realize your dreams.

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Certificates

The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Computer Information Systems program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Cloud Computing
Certificate of Completion CCL Data Analytics
Certificate of Completion CCL Database Development
Certificate of Completion CCL Microsoft Office Professional
Certificate of Completion CCL Microsoft Office Specialist

Degree

MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.

A list of available associate degrees offered in the Computer Information Systems program
Name Type Title Courses
Associate in Applied Science AAS Information Technology

Transfer Degree

Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination. MCC’s university partnerships throughout the nation assure your seamless transition toward a four-year degree.

A list of available transfer degree options for the Computer Information Systems program
At MCC, get an... Emphasis in... Transfer to... To get a... Courses
Associate in Business, Special Requirements Associate in Business, Special Requirements Arizona State University Business
(Bachelor of Science)
University of Arizona Business
(Bachelor of Science)
Northern Arizona University Business
(Bachelor of Science)
Grand Canyon University Business
(Bachelor of Science)

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of a degree or certificate within the Computer Information Systems program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

Computer and Information Systems Managers

$137,123

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

$59,532

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

$57,957

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

$36,343

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

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