Computer Information Systems A.S.

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Boot up your career.

Computer skills are in demand in nearly every industry. The SUNY Morrisville Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program in computer information systems is the perfect place to start your education in the field and prepare yourself for successful transfer into a bachelor’s degree program in computer information systems or management information systems.

The curriculum, designed in accordance with guidelines suggested by the Education Foundation of the Association of Information Technology Professionals, teaches current languages such as C++ and Visual Basic. You also gain experience using the latest software packages for spreadsheets, graphics, database, communications and multimedia development.

You can enhance your college experience through a variety of related clubs. The Morrisville Competitive Gaming (MCG) Club creates a community for interested gamers through education, sportsmanship, competitive multiplayer gaming and attendance at gaming-related events. Additionally, the SUNY Morrisville Technology Club brings together students, faculty and staff who are interested in computer systems, computer information, networking computers and using computers for our community.

The college is one of the first to annually host Global Game Jam® (GGJ), the world’s largest on-site game creation event which gives teams of artists, hobbyists, programmers and gamers throughout the world a chance to brainstorm, innovate, collaborate and develop new ideas for game design over the course of 48 hours.

If you decide to continue your education, you can choose one of our five baccalaureate degree programs in information technology.

Labor Market Data

SUNY Morrisville provides Burning Glass labor market data to illustrate current trends in careers related to our academic programs. The below information is drawn from Burning Glass's data for job postings related to this program in the Northeast United States (New York, Delaware, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont) between Oct. 1, 2018 and Sept. 30, 2019.

Top 10 Regional Employers for this Program

The list below displays the regional employers who have had the most job postings requiring skills you’d gain from this program.

  1. Best Buy
  2. General Dynamics
  3. Northrop Grumman
  4. Anthem Blue Cross
  5. US Government
  6. Army National Guard
  7. IBM
  8. Alexander Group
  9. Raytheon
  10. NTT Data

Top 10 Job Titles for this Program

These are the job titles you are most likely to see listings for, when graduating from this program.

  1. Systems Administrator
  2. Information Technology Specialist
  3. Desktop Support
  4. Help Desk Technician
  5. Desktop Support Technician
  6. Help Desk Analyst
  7. Technical Support Specialist
  8. Network Administrator
  9. Information Technology Technician
  10. Senior Systems Administrator