Computer & Information Science
For people who enjoy the challenge of writing flawless code or finding the best ways to harness the power of information technology to solve business problems, Enterprise State Community College’s computer information science programs provide the training and credentials needed to launch a successful career.
Information technology professionals are in high demand as our changing economy requires more and more workers capable of repairing, programming, and securing computing resources. ESCC’s computer information science program prepares students for entry-level positions in a variety of information technology careers, including hardware repair, networking, programming, cybersecurity, and related fields. ESCC students get industry-relevant training in skills such as Java, C#, Android App Development software, SQL, Linux/Unix, Microsoft Server 2012, and more. ESCC coursework prepares students for certification exams from CompTIA and (ISC)², industry-recognized credentialing programs.
Men and women pursuing information technology careers have remarkable job security and upward career mobility. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, network engineers earn a median salary of $77,810, while programmers earn a median salary of $79,530. Available positions for network and systems engineers is expected to grow by 8 percent over the next decade, while jobs for cybersecurity professionals will grow by 18 percent.
Students can obtain an associate’s degree in applied science or a short-term certificate in computer information science from ESCC. The associate’s degree can be earned in five semesters and the short-term certificate can be obtained in less than a year.
ESCC also hosts the new Wiregrass IT Center of Excellence, which allows high school students to get a head start in taking college-level computer science courses via a dual enrollment program. Participating students get high school and college credit for coursework intended to prepare them for IT jobs and further education.
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Computer and Information Sciences GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE