"...do not be afraid to make big changes in your career."
The Computer Information Systems Major combines the core knowledge and skills necessary to compete and be productive in the field of Computing and/or Information Technology. Our practical curriculum guides your journey into this growing field through hands-on activities, interactive applications and real-life projects that sharpen your abilities to problem solve and work in teams. It incorporates community outreach and senior capstone experiences that showcase your skills for future employers. A Computer Information Systems degree includes concentrations which gives you additional knowledge in an emerging field, such as Cyber-Security, Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence.
Computer Information Systems Majors learn how to connect and secure networks, build database-driven websites, develop applications and engineer information systems using current and emerging technologies, including Python, Java, and Cloud-based solutions. Along the way, they explore what it means to be member of the Computing profession within a global society.
The program includes:
A dynamic learning environment
A practical and applicable curriculum
Accessible and knowledgeable professors
Internships and connections with local employers
Concentrations in Cyber Security, Data Analytics, and Web and Mobile Developments
Edgewood Empowered is a student group that is all about bringing ideas to life using the collective skills of its members. It is a creative space in which members can explore a multitude of mediums and skills such as web design, coding/programming, digital art, and more! is all about bringing ideas to life using the collective skills of its members. It is a creative space in which members can explore a multitude of mediums and skills such as web design, coding/programming, digital art, and more!
Stem Community: Engage with other students in Science, Engineering & Mathematics as a member of a learning community that prepares you for further study in the Computing profession.
100% of our graduates are employed full-time within 6 months of graduation. Many of our graduates find employment through their internships. Our students have worked as interns at many local companies, including: TDS, Cuna Mutual, Epic, Becon Hill Technlogies, UW-Health, and many others.