Portland Community College Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Computer Information Systems

Sylvania TCB 312 | Department Chairs: Cara Tang 971 722-4447

CIS students

Computer Information Systems (CIS) are a necessary and vital component of our modern life. Our program prepares students for careers in computer networking and information software by providing training in the programming languages, tools and technologies used in today’s IT industry. Our classes are taken by students who are new to Information Technology as well as by IT professionals, who are interested in updating or expanding their skill set.

Some typical entry-level jobs in this field include Computer Support Specialist, Service Desk, Network Administrator Assistant, Junior Programmer, Software Tester, and Database Administrator Assistant. Please visit Careers to learn more about this exciting industry.

Topics covered in the CIS program include:

  • Programming and Application Development
  • Database Development
  • Web Technology
  • Network Administration
  • Network Security, Cybersecurity and Computer Forensics
  • Project Management