Certificate in Computer Information Systems
Portland Community College

Program Details

The Certificate in Computer Information Systems from Portland Community College is an online computer information systems certificate that can be completed in one year.  This certificate is of most interest to those who have primary roles in their organizations or who are seeking to take on additional responsibilities involving information systems.  With computer information systems playing a vital role in life today, there is always a need for professionals with an understanding of them.  Students will complete courses that form a solid foundation in computer information concepts. 

Focusing on the development of skills and knowledge rather than specific tools and applications, courses cover both computer networking and information software.  You will cover such topics as:

  • Software analysis
  • Programming and programming languages
  • Database modeling
  • Windows or Unix operating systems
  • Data communication

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Portland Community College is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score