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Education Details

Computer Information Systems
Award type: AS
Whatcom Community College

Program Details
Program Overview for Computer Information Systems
ETP eligible Click for more information on Eligible Training Provider
yes
Training provider
Whatcom Community College
Program website
Program contact
Entry & Advising
(360) 383-3080
advise@whatcom.ctc.edu
Program description
The Computer Information Systems degree prepares students for employment in a variety of fields, including technical support/help desk positions, network administration, network technician, and information security specialist. Students with prior experience are encouraged to meet with the program coordinator for placement in the program.
Financial Information
Tuition
Average per quarter: $2,000 for a Washington State resident and $3,800 for a non-resident
Tuition per credit
Washington Resident $112.84 (1-10 credits) $52.99 (11-18 credits) $96.26 (19+ credits); Non-resident $284.84 (1-10 credits), $58.00 (11-18 credits), $268.26 (19+ credits)
Total program tuition
Based on 2014 tuition, total tuition cost is approximately $12,000 for a Washington State resident and $22,800 for a non-resident.
Fees
$20.00 one time placement testing, $30.00 lab fee per lab class
Books and materials
$400.00 (per quarter)
Supplies, tools, uniform
$100 (per quarter) general academic
Program Information
Length of training
2+ Years
Award type
AS
Credits
90
Locations offered
Main Location view map
Public transportation service: Whatcom Transportation Authority


some courses online
Offered evenings/weekends
yes
Offered onlinesome courses online
Entrance requirements
Basic Math and English Language skills
Certification/license required to work in this field
no
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
no
Certification/license test preparation provided
yes
COMP TIA A+ and CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
Approved for veterans
yes