Information Systems Management

Graduates of this program will demonstrate proficiency in the fundamental information technology skills required to provide user support in a business setting, the ability to design and plan the deployment of new technology systems, and the ability to design, plan and manage updates to technology systems. These skills will enable the certificate holder to provide robust IT Support services to and/or fill an IT Management position in a wide variety of organizations.

Program Integration: This CSC completes 16 of the credits required in the Information Systems Project Management A.A.S.

Program Information

Minimum credits:16

Length: 2-3 semesters

Career opportunities: Information Systems Manager:$37,000-47,100 Nationwide with associate degree. Source: Monster.com) 
With a bachelor's degree: $82,360-135,800 (*Median salary range nationwide as of 2015. Source: BLS.gov)

Industry Certifications:Students may sit for the MOS certification in Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

Division: Arts, Sciences and Business

Contact: 434-797-8402 or 434-797-8462

Program Outcomes

Graduates of this program will demonstrate:

  1. Proficiency in the fundamental information technology skills required to provide user support in a business setting
  2. Ability to design and plan the deployment of new technology systems; and
  3. Ability to design, plan, and manage updates to technology systems.

Course Sequence

  Lecture Hours Lab Hours Hours in Class Credits
BUS 204 Project Management 3 0 3 3
ITE 120 Principles of Information Systems 3 0 3 3
ITE 182 User Support/Helpdesk Principles 3 0 3 3
ITP 170 Project Management (IT) 3 0 3 3
ITP 251 Systems Analysis and Design 4 0 4 4
Total 16 0 16 16

For more information consult the College Catalog