Computer Information Systems

at Alexandria Technical and Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Partially online
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Computer Information Systems program includes 30 technical credits in the field of computer science and exposes the student to hardware, database, and spreadsheet applications, and Windows. The 30 technical credits may vary slightly dependent upon requirements of the receiving transfer institution. The program also includes 30 general education credits from within the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC). The general education courses must complete the ten goal areas of the MnTC and are universally transferable to all institutions in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.

The Computer Information Systems Associate in Science (AS) degree is intended for students who want to transfer to complete a bachelor's degree. This degree is 60 credits in length. High school courses in math and science are beneficial but not required.


Program Locations

  • Alexandria Technical and Community College 56308

Labor Market Information

  • Computer and Information Scientists
  • Median wage:$58.98/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Computer Science Teachers
  • Median wage:$68,078/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Median wage:$59.19/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Alexandria Technical and Community College
Alexandria Technical and Community College
1601 Jefferson Street Alexandria, MN 56308 Toll-Free: (888) 234-1222 Local: (320) 762-0221 Email: info@alextech.edu