Degrees & Certificates

Computer Software Development

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Computer Support

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)


Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Computer Software Development

Certificate of Achievement

Computer Support

Certificate of Achievement


Certificate of Achievement

Office Software Specialist

Certificate of Achievement


Technology is constantly changing and innovating, and computer information system jobs reward highly skilled professionals with opportunities in a variety of high paying positions.

Graduates of Waubonsee’s Computer Information Systems Programs possess vital technical and business skills that can keep them on the forefront of the CIS field.

Students can also continue their education and pursue an advanced degree, perhaps in conjunction with an internship or full-time job.

Studying Computer Information Systems at Waubonsee


Waubonsee’s CIS graduates obtain vital business and tech skills in a set of core information systems courses and well-defined electives. Classes stay current, with content changing regularly to keep in step with evolving global technology.

Our hands-on teaching takes place in computer labs rather than lecture halls, with instructors who have years of experience in the classroom as well as in the industry. Faculty focus on individual students, building relationships and becoming mentors.

For students seeking a dynamic, tech-focused role, a CIS degree from Waubonsee is the first step.

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Earn industry certifications through coursework:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

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Career Program Outcomes

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See what you'll be able to do once you complete one of our career-focused AAS degree or certificate programs. 

Transfer Guide

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With proper planning, our transfer degrees can take you anywhere, but check out this Computer Science Transfer Guide (pdf) for specific course recommendations for select area four-year schools. 

Meet Your Faculty


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Costs and Payments


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Working in Computer Information Systems 

With a degree in CIS from Waubonsee, students have the foundation needed for a career as a software developer, computer security specialist, systems analyst, or administrator for networks, databases or systems—or other technology specialties such as program or project manager, testing and engineering.

Career Prospects

Interested in a career in Computer Information Systems? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.



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Annual Earnings

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Employment Projections


Gainful Employment

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Student Achievement Data

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Professional licensure and certification requirements

Professional licensure and certification requirements often vary from state to state. At this time, Waubonsee Community College cannot confirm if programs that lead to professional licensure or certification meet the prerequisites for professional licensure or certification outside the State of Illinois. Please consult the Licensure Requirements by State and Program table for a full list of states.