Computer Information Systems

Are you interested in IT and computers?

This program prepares you with the broad technology skill set required by careers in any of the many industries that comprise the economic backbone of Contra Costa County, such as manufacturing, information technology (IT), financial services, education, healthcare, retail, construction, and more.

This program is in the interest areas:

Career Opportunities

The computer information systems program will prepare you for work in a variety of occupations and career paths, including:

  • Desktop Publisher
  • Web Developer
  • Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers
  • Information Technology Project Manager

About degrees and certificates

A certificate readily prepares you to enter a particular field or career. It can also give you new skills for advancement in the workplace.

Associate Degrees:
An associate degree requires a broader education for career options in a range of industries. It's a great step towards earning a bachelor degree at a four-year school or entering the workforce sooner.

Associate Degrees for Transfer:
A transfer degree is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. Earning one can guarantee admission to California State Universities, some private and online universities, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). ADTs, along with a transfer agreement guarantee (TAG) with the University of California system can help you achieve your goals for less. Learn about transfer services.