Computer Information Systems Program

What will I learn?

Are you drawn to technology and curious about the latest advancements? Are you interested in how things work? You may want to explore the computer information systems program. Students in this program can learn about operating systems, hardware, servers, data center operations, cybersecurity, systems administration and more.

Students can specialize in one or more areas.

They have opportunities to use the CyberRange/CyberCity simulated electronic warfare environment, Microsoft Datacenter Academy working lab and/or NERDS skillset development and community outreach center.

Graduates may work locally for Microsoft, Lunavi, State of Wyoming, Laramie County Schools and businesses needing IT staff.

Students who are interested in studying computer information systems at LCCC can choose from:

Credit Diploma

This program, developed in partnership with Microsoft, prepares students for entry level employment in datacenters or other businesses that have need of computer technicians with training and/or certifications in basic computer repair, server installation, and networking. This program prepares students to take the industry certification exams of CompTIA A+ Operating Systems, A+ PC Hardware, and Server+ as well as acquire the soft skills needed to be successful in an IT career.  

Available at the Cheyenne main campus and online.

Credit Diploma

The Network Administrator (CCNA) credit diploma is designed to provide students with the necessary skills in Cisco Networking Technology and to prepare students to take the Cisco certification for CCNA. Students must complete the Datacenter Technician Credit Diploma or have a minimum of (3) years industry experience and the CompTIA A+ certification.

Available at the Cheyenne main campus and online.

Credit Diploma

Students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, install, configure, secure, update, monitor, and administer Microsoft and Linux server environments. Students learn to administer user accounts, data storage, backups, disaster recovery, network infrastructure, virtualization, high availability, and clustering as well as directory services.

Students write system scripts in Microsoft PowerShell and Linux BASH shell. Students’ subnet networks (IPv4 and IPv6) and configure basic networks and network infrastructure services. Students also experience configuring Microsoft services and Linux daemons.

Successful completion of this program will help students be prepared to take the Cisco ICND1, CompTIA Linux+ (LPIC‑1), Microsoft MCP, and the Microsoft Certified Systems Associate (MCSA) certifications.

Available at the Cheyenne main campus.

What can I do with this degree?

Visit Career Coach for additional information Computer User Support Specialists.

Visit Career Coach for additional information Computer Network Support Specialists.

Visit Career Coach for additional information Database Administrators.

Visit Career Coach for additional Network and Computer Systems Administrators.

Visit LCCC's Career Services to explore resources for selecting a program pathway and career/job data.

Cost of Attendance

For general college expense, students view LCCC’s tuition and fees Web page. There are additional fees for certain courses in this area.