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Information Systems

at South Central College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.

About this Program

This program is designed to prepare the learner for a career as a computer programmer, programmer/analyst, database programmer, database administrator, technical writer, technical support specialist, help desk specialist, web designer, web developer, webmaster, software or software tester. The learner will receive a solid background in the basic concepts of computer programming, web page development, web server application development, management and maintenance of web servers, and electronic commerce concepts. The learner will be exposed to major programming languages, systems analysis and software design, computer operating systems, and Internet services. Hands-on training is provided on three platforms: IBM Mainframe, IBM Midrange, and PC clients and servers.

Program Locations

  • South Central College, Mankato 56003

Labor Market Information

  • Computer and Information Scientists

  • Median wage: $58.98/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Computer and Information Systems Managers

  • Median wage: $59.19/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Computer Systems Analysts

  • Median wage: $41.36/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Information Security Analysts

  • Median wage: $43.34/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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South Central College
South Central College
1920 Lee Blvd. North Mankato, MN 56003 Toll-Free: (800) 722-9359 Local: (507) 389-7220 TTY: (507) 389-7200