Computer Information Systems Associate in Arts (AA) - University Transfer Information

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Program Contact
Mr. Richard Cacace

(850) 484-2052
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Department Head
Mr. Robert Buchanan
(850) 484-1128
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Introduction to the Computer Information Systems Associate in Arts (AA) - University Transfer Program

This Associate in Arts degree concentration leads to employment in technical computer-related jobs such as a programmer or systems analyst. The AA program meets prerequisites for transfer to the University of West Florida B.S. in Computer Science (Computer Information Systems option) program as well as similar programs at other universities.

Occupations

Computer and Information Systems Manager

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.

Web Administrator

Manage web environment design, deployment, development and maintenance activities. Perform testing and quality assurance of web sites and web applications.

Computer Systems Engineer/Architect

Design and develop solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions.

Software Quality Assurance Engineer and Tester

Develop and execute software test plans in order to identify software problems and their causes.

Web Developer

Design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content.

Other Occupations

  • Software Developer, Systems Software
  • Software Developer, Application
  • Computer Programmer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Computer and Information Research Scientist
  • Computer Science Teacher, Postsecondary


Employment Trends

For more information regarding first-year earnings for degree completers and student debt accumulation download or view the Economic Security Report of Employment and Earning Outcomes Click Here, published by the Department of Economic Opportunity.

Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties
Occupation
Computer Programmers
2015 Cur. Openings
275
2023 Prj. Openings
297
Est. Annual Openings
9.9
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$64,010.62
Occupation
Computer Occupations, All Other
2015 Cur. Openings
428
2023 Prj. Openings
407
Est. Annual Openings
6.5
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$87,370.64
Occupation
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
2015 Cur. Openings
52
2023 Prj. Openings
58
Est. Annual Openings
1.5
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$66,868.05
Okaloosa / Walton Counties
Occupation
Computer Programmers
2015 Cur. Openings
211
2023 Prj. Openings
220
Est. Annual Openings
6.6
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$70,684.92
Occupation
Computer Occupations, All Other
2015 Cur. Openings
334
2023 Prj. Openings
309
Est. Annual Openings
5.1
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$78,214.35
All Florida Counties
Occupation
Computer Programmers
2015 Cur. Openings
16059
2023 Prj. Openings
17315
Est. Annual Openings
575.9
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$74,188.92
Occupation
Computer Occupations, All Other
2015 Cur. Openings
6615
2023 Prj. Openings
7153
Est. Annual Openings
168
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$77,692.92
Occupation
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
2015 Cur. Openings
2677
2023 Prj. Openings
3108
Est. Annual Openings
93.3
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$80,884.07


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