Working behind the scenes, computer information systems specialists and management professionals design, build and implement software solutions that power the economy. They’re the driving force in virtually every business, not-for-profit and government agency.
As a result demand for computer information systems professions extends to virtually every industry and salaries in the field are substantially higher than the national average.
|Average annual income for IT professionals:
|Computer software engineers, applications
|Computer software engineers, systems software
|Computer support specialistss
|Computer systems analysts
|Network and computer systems administrators
|Network systems and data communications analysts
Source: U.S. Dept of Labor
Prepare for a Career in Nearly Any Industry You Choose
From solving crimes using computer forensics to creating code for computer games to developing websites for multi-national corporations, computer information systems careers provide challenges and rewards in virtually every industry.
With companies and organizations continuing to adopt increasingly sophisticated technologies, it's no surprise that significant job growth is expected in these computing fields over the next several years. In fact, your bachelor’s degree from DeVry can help open the door to a computer information systems career in widely diverse industries, such as:
- Retail and e-commerce
Courses in DeVry’s Computer Information Systems bachelor’s degree program can be taken online, in class or a combination of both. You can also focus your studies on one of several tracks, including:
- Computer Forensics
- Database Management
- Information Systems Security
- Systems Analysis and Integration
- Web Development and Administration
The CIS bachelor’s degree program is designed to produce graduates who are able to:
- Analyze, design and implement solutions to business problems.
- Create and test computer information systems solutions for business problems.
- Demonstrate project management skills.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Apply information literacy and problem-solving skills that support lifelong personal and professional development.