Computer Information Systems (CIS) / Computer Technology AS
This 60-credit Associate in Science degree program prepares students for study in the fields of information and computer technology. Students will receive a certificate in Computer and Web Programming or Network Administration and Security. The computer technology associate of science degree at Lake Superior College is a great place to start. Spend 2 years at LSC, then transfer to a 4-year college. You can save a lot on your overall 4-year tuition by attending Lake Superior College for the first 2 years rather than attending a private college or state university. You have a couple of options for this degree. First, pick a certificate from the 2 listed. Then add 30 general credits and you are done!
- Computer and web programming (30-credit certificate)
- IT specialist: network administration (30-credit certificate)
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Skills & Knowledge
The computer technology AS degree is intended to prepare students to continue their studies at a 4-year college.
Plan Your Education
The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.Program Guide
View approximate total tuition and fees for MN residents to complete this degree.Tuition and Fees
The IT degree may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.
Educational Pathways: As a computer technology AS graduate, you’ll be prepared to transfer to an IT degree bachelor’s program at a four-year college. You should make transfer arrangements with your college of choice as early as possible in your degree. This will allow time for planning. You’ll need to choose courses that will meet your own learning objectives as well as the requirements of the college you’ve chosen to transfer to.