Computer Information Systems

Welcome to the Computer Information Systems Department!

The need for skilled computer information systems employees is expected to grow by 15% in the next 10 years. Read this article: "LinkedIn says these are the 10 most in-demand jobs that don't need a degree" and see why you should enroll in one of our CIS programs!

Our department offers degrees and certificates in five major areas: 

  • Computer Programming
  • Network Administration
  • Web Developer
  • MS.NET Application Development
  • JAVA Enterprise Programming
The degree programs require a minimum of 60 units, of which at least 36 units must be in a selected CIS major, and at least 24 units must be General Education units. Several levels of certificates are available in each of the five areas. The certificate programs can be completed without the General Education requirements.

For information about our internationally recognized Technest program, and to start the enrollment process, go to our Technest webpage
Technest virtual open house!



CIS: Cisco Networks - CCNA Certificate Level 2

AS CIS: Computer Programming

CIS: Computer Programming Certificate Level 2

CIS: Computer Programming Certificate Level 3

AS CIS: General Networking

CIS: General Networking Certificate Level 1

AS CIS: Microsoft Networks - MCSE

CIS: Microsoft Networks - MCSA Certificate Level 2

CIS: Microsoft Networks - MCSE Certificate Level 2

AS CIS: UNIX Networks

CIS: UNIX Networks Certificate Level 1

AS Computer Information Systems: Web Developer

CIS: Web Developer Certificate Level 2

CIS: Web Developer Certificate Level 3

​Contact Us


Division Counselor

Julie Nguyen

408-298-2181 ext. 3440

Job Development & Placement Specialist
Steven Lee

408-298-2181 ext. 3529

Dr. Christiaan Desmond




Kidane Sengal

408-298-2121 ext.3892

Sanjay Dorairaj

408-298-2181 ext.3014


Mark Branom

Larry Gee

Clem Lundie

Srinivasan Mandyam

Dan McElroy

Majid Tajrishi

Philip Tayco

Chung-Wen (Albert) Tsao

Yeheyis Workeneh 

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