Why Choose NPC's Computer Programming & Systems?
Nearly every kind of business organization relies on computing and computer technology to operate efficiently, and those organizations continue to adopt increasingly sophisticated technologies. Employers may train you in their business, but they expect you to know your "business" -- computer systems and how to develop them and keep them running smoothly.
About Our Program
The NPC Computer Information Systems (CIS) program offers an Associate of Applied Science degree and a Certificate of Applied Science (CAS) in an area of specialization also named Computer Information Systems. Using a survey approach, instructors provide you with the foundational knowledge and skills training that cover a variety of fundamental areas including: computer programming languages, database management and systems analysis and design. You take specific courses addressing A+ basics, the Linux operating system, introductory Java programming, graphics communications technology and more!
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2012), employment of computer analysts, programmers and software engineers is projected to increase faster than average for all occupations for the next decade with job prospects best for those with degrees and relevant experience. Average salaries for programmers and analysts in rural Arizona range from $31,580 to $53,900, but are generally higher in metropolitan areas.
Career & Technical Education Division
Silver Creek Campus -- Snowflake/Taylor
Student Center (SNC), Room 124