Do you enjoy working with computer software, hardware and networks?
Earning our Computer Information Systems Certificate can be your path to an exciting career in this growing field or it can help update your skills so you remain competitive in the workforce.
You have the opportunity to select from three concentrations to match your interests: support specialist, database analyst and business intelligence application developer.
After completing your certificate, you can work in a variety of settings, including: businesses, government agencies, computer consulting firms and healthcare or educational institutions. You may work as a:
You’re most likely to enjoy this program if you:
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With our Computer Information Systems certificate, you’ll gain essential skills and a solid foundation in computer software, hardware and network communication that is needed for the computer technology job market. Upon graduation, you’ll be ready for an entry-level position within this field.
Though, if you’re currently in the workforce, this certificate can add to your knowledge base and refresh your skillset.
With this program, you select to focus in one of two specializations:
Once you choose your specialization, you will focus on learning specific skills.
To complete this program, we require you to complete a capstone experience that involves the creation of your individual portfolio.
Federal regulations require the college to disclose specific gainful employment information about this program. This link will provide you with information on completion rates and placement, program costs and median loan debt.
Our certificate program is designed to lead you directly into the workforce. However, if you wish to continue your education, we encourage you to earn an associate degree in our Computer Information Systems AAS program at HACC!
When you complete your associate degree, you can continue and transfer credits to a four-year school.
You can complete the entire certificate program at our Harrisburg Campus by taking courses through Virtual Learning. The support specialist concentration can be completed at the Lancaster, Lebanon and York Campuses by taking some courses through Virtual Learning. The database analyst concentration may be completed through Virtual Learning.
Yes! Thanks to the HACC Foundation, there are approximately 200 scholarships available that could help you offset the cost of your HACC education. Before you submit your application, please review the guidelines at hacc.edu/scholarships.
You can enroll in our classes for the spring, summer and fall by visiting our website and submitting your application. When you submit your application, please include program code 1312 with your application. This code makes sure you’re applying to the correct program.