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Computer Information Systems E-Degree

About Computer Information Systems:

A degree in CIS will prepare you for a high-demand career in the IT field. As a graduate, you could be a programmer, network specialist, web developer, database administrator or computer technician. You could work for a private company, manufacturer, academic institution, or health care facility. Or— choose to be your own boss by doing independent web development or starting a computer service business.

Do you have what it takes to be a successful online learner? Find out by taking this brief survey covering topics related to online learning such as study habits, learning preferences, self-directedness, technology skills, and computer equipment capabilities. Upon completion of the survey, you’ll be given feedback regarding how successful you’d be an as online student based on the answers you provided. The survey is strictly a tool for you to use when weighing the pros and cons of online learning. The results are not used in determining your admission into the program, should you choose to apply. Why wait? Take this short Online Survey!

E-Degree Options

How does an E-Degree work?

To complete your CIS E-Degree, you’ll take online courses through Lake Area Tech’s eLearning system. You will also visit the Lake Area Tech campus to complete hands-on projects and labs. For example, if you are in the:

In the Software Development and Database Administration or Graphic Design and Digital Communications options, you’ll come to campus occasionally (some evenings and Saturdays) to complete lab and project work.

In the Networking and Cyber Security  option, you can expect to spend more time on campus during your second year (about 50% online, and 50% on campus).

Why E-Degree?

Lake Area Tech E-Degrees are “hybrid” – an innovative blend of distance and on-campus learning. With hybrid education, you get maximum time/location flexibility and the chance to work with Lake Area Tech instructors on experience-building projects.

How long will this E-degree take?

20 months (full-time) or longer (part-time). Talk to us about transferable general education credits and/or prior learning experience—it could shorten your time of study!

Will you be a successful online student?

Take this short Online Survey!

Earning an online degree in Computer Information Systems is possible! Give us a call today or contact us online with any questions you might have.