Information Systems Technology
Computer information technology is an integral part of nearly every business and organization.
As a result, today’s computer professional must possess not only fundamental computing
skills but also broader-based skills in planning, working in teams and business operations.
The Information Systems Technology Department’s core curriculum provides graduates with a foundation in computer programming logic, operating systems, systems analysis, application development, defensive and offensive cyber strategies, networking, and user support. Additional general education and business-related courses give students a well-rounded experience. In addition, students will need– such skills as information management, financial analysis, teamwork, communications skills, and customer service. Many of these courses are available in a distance learning/Web-based format.
Students may choose to specialize in a particular plan of study such as Cybersecurity, Game Development, Management Information Systems, Network Administrator, Software Developer, User Support, or Web Developer. Information Systems Technology offers several industry and subject-specific certificates in networking, hardware/software, cloud, and cybersecurity. Web Developer majors may transfer and complete a baccalaureate degree in Technical Education and Training at The Ohio State University. Many 2+2 transfer agreements exist between Columbus State and partner institutions by Career & Academic Pathway, creating options for completing baccalaureate degrees.
Choose Ohio First Scholarship Opportunity
Incoming Cybersecurity, Software Developer, Web Developer, and Network Administrator students could be eligible for the Choose Ohio First Information Systems Technology scholarship. This is a competitive scholarship opportunity. This program provides full-tuition funding to a small cohort of students who will start their Columbus State Career during the Autumn semester 2020. Please visit cscc.edu/COFIST for more information.
Columbus State’s Information Systems Technology department offers college credit to students who have industry-recognized IT credentials like CompTIA A+ or Cisco Certified Network Associate. Learn More
Columbus State partners with major IT employers in the region to offer students the opportunity for paid apprenticeship positions in the industry as they complete a degree in Cybersecurity and Software Development. Learn More
Programs and Certificates