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.
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:
"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
|Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers||$43,790|
|Computer Support Specialist||$60,160|
|Computer Systems Analyst||$99,020|
|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|
“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