Computer Information Systems

The Computer Information Systems program trains you in computer-based skills. Earn an Associate of Applied Science or certificate and pursue work as a Business Intelligence Analyst, Computer Systems Engineer/Architect, and more.

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Computer Information Systems Program

Computer Information Systems encompasses a broad field of computer-based area of studies. Information technology offers some of the highest paying and most challenging jobs in today’s market. You will gain a solid foundation in current technology as well as general education courses.


Cloud Technology introduce students to virtualization and cloud technologies and provide students with the technical skills required to install, configure and manage all facets of a “cloud” infrastructure. The concentration is designed for students who wish to acquire the skills necessary to work in the field of information technology. The courses in the Cloud Technology Concentration are designed to prepare students with the necessary skills in virtualization technologies to obtain VMware certifications as well as Microsoft certifications.

Computer Programming provides students with a solid foundation in computer programming. Students develop critical thinking skills by learning to design code to model real life situations using at least three modern computer languages - C++, C#, Python and Java. Advanced classes such as Android Development, OpenGL, and ASP.Net provide cutting edge learning opportunities.

Computer Support Specialist provides training in a variety of CIS courses offering the concepts and skills so that graduates may enter into IT support positions. It is designed to prepare students for work in the growing business market of microcomputer applications, Internet, security, programming, networking, and troubleshooting.

Cyber Security prepares students for employment in a variety of in-demand positions related to cyber and information security. The required courses in the program cover current cyber coursework including network security and defense, ethical hacking and digital forensics. 

Digital Media offers training in areas such as graphic design/2D modeling, desktop/electronic publishing, web design, and audio and video editing. Digital Media offers individuals the education and tools necessary to bring classic media like text, graphics, photos and research into the digital arena.

Network Administration prepares students with the technical knowledge and skills to excel in administering complex IP networks, which are increasingly integral to the functioning of any large business, from manufacturing to finance to food service to science and government services.

System Administration focuses on design, implementation, management and troubleshooting computer systems in a business environment. The required courses in the program cover all objectives needed to prepare for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) exams. Areas covered are Enterprise/Server Support and Client Support in the Windows environment.

Web Programming offers training in skills for entry level website designers and developers to create and publish industry standard compliant web content with strong hands-on knowledge of browser-side and server-side technology.


Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

If you have a valid certification, you can receive credit for courses in CIS  programs by filling out the following form:

For more information, contact the School Advisor at (505) 224-3811.

Computer Information Systems at CNM Ingenuity 

CNM Ingenuity Deep Dive Coding also offers a variety of modern web development, software development and data analytics bootcamps. For more information visit the Deep Dive Coding website

New Mexico Information Technology Apprenticeship Program (NMITAP). CNM Ingenuity hosts NMITAP to help provide our communities with access to innovative training, technology, development and consultation. For more information on becoming an apprentice or hiring one, visit the NMITAP website.

CNM Ingenuity Cyber Academy offers multiple cyber pathways including Certified Ethical Hacker and IT Pro. For more information visit the CNM Ingenuity Cyber Academy webpage.


This program is accredited through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).