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Update: Beginning Monday, August 23rd, 2021, Bay Mills Community College will require all employees, students, vendors, and visitors to wear masks inside campus buildings. We hoped to begin the school year without having to wear masks, but due to the number of increasing cases in our county and surrounding communities, BMCC must take the additional step of requiring the wearing of masks. 

Computer Information Systems Program

BMCC’s Computer Information Systems (CIS) Associate of Applied Science Degree is designed to teach and train students in a variety of Information Technology disciplines. Students who enroll in BMCC’s CIS program will learn how to administer operating systems, such as Linux, Windows, Windows Server; design and install wired and wireless networks; install and configure networking devices (Cisco Routers and Switches); troubleshoot and repair computers; learn web development, and more.

A majority of classes offered in BMCC’s CIS program will prepare students for professional credentials that require the passing of an additional exam. Certification based classes include pathways to:

  • Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA)
  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • CompTIA Network+ Certification
  • CompTIA Linux+ Certification

 

Degree Program

Degree Audit Form

Curriculum Map - Computer Information Systems

Curriculum Map - General Education

"Employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 667,600 new jobs.  The median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $91,250 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950." (US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2021).

According to the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics, May 2015 National Occupational Employment and Wages Estimates, the following are the national median salaries. Starting salaries will generally be less than median salaries. Some positions may require a bachelor’s degree.

Occupation National Annual Mean
Wage (Salary)
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers $43,790
Computer Programmer $95,640
Computer Support Specialist $60,160
Computer Systems Analyst $99,020
Database Administrator $101,090
Information Security Analyst $107,580
Computer Network Architect $119,230
Network and Computer Systems Administrator $89,460
Software Developers and Software QA Analysts and Testers $114,270
Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers $85,490

To learn more about the CIS Program, contact Tyler Postma, Computer Information Systems Department Chair:

Email:  tpostma@bmcc.edu
Office Phone: (906) 248-8407

Student fixing an iPad screen“The CIS program and Duane Bedell helped me gain the experience, knowledge, and understanding to progress in life.  I went from a dead-end job to having a career within one month of graduating from BMCC’s CIS program.”  
-- Audie Petrosky, Test/Turn Up Tech at WOW Business Inc.

“The CIS program at BMCC gave me all the tools I needed to start my career in IT! The course selection helped develop the skills I needed to become a great IT professional!”  
-- Alan Thomas, PC Technician/Help Desk at Associated Community Service