The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that careers in the field of Management Information Systems will grow faster than average between now and the year 2022. Do you have an interest in business, computers, or information systems? Students in the MIS program learn the principles, tools, and techniques used in the design, programming, administration, and security of computers and information systems. Throughout the program students will learn office safety, computer fundamentals, database administration and computer maintenance/troubleshooting. High achieving students will graduate with a PA Skills Certificate. Articulation agreements also exist for high achieving students desiring to pursue MIS at the post-secondary level. Students receiving a score of Advanced on the NOCTI examination will receive a minimum of 9 college credits at participating post-secondary institutes through the PA SOAR program.
This weighted course offers an in-depth exploration of database administration, computer maintenance and troubleshooting, networking, and technology management. Students will participate in extensive laboratory exercises and simulations to practice the real-life situations they will be introduced to while working in the field.