Computer Business Information Systems
The Computer and Business Information Systems (CBIS) program is a comprehensive degree
where you will learn business concepts along with needed technical skills to help
support a company’s information systems’ needs.
Other CBIS program options allow you to specialize in:
- Web development
- Software support
Discover the possibilities of a career in information technology. If you are interested
in a career as a small business webmaster, administrative support supervisor, information
clerk, customer service representative, or various other office support related jobs,
Allan Hancock College is the place to start your education.
In just two years you can earn an associates in science degree or several certificates
in computer business information systems. Classes are designed to serve your needs
and are flexible enough to fit into your schedule if you are already working full
Gainful Employment for CBIS: Database Administration
Gainful Employment for CBIS: Information Architecture
Further Your Career With CBIS Certificate Options
Several certificates in CBIS are offered as stand-alone or add-on options providing
you with a variety of choices in choosing a specialty. Our curriculum is designed
to allow you enter the workforce upon graduation; additionally, our coursework is
flexible if you are already in the workforce and are looking to supplement your knowledge
for promotion or advancement.
Each of our certificates is unique. Your training can vary from developing skills
to plan, develop and manage business websites to learning general office applications
and even to training for project, program management and computer programming. Whichever
certificate you choose, your training will include comprehensive hands-on learning
from experienced instructors with a commitment to providing students with useful and
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Phone: 805.922.6966 ext. 3239
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Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Summer: closed during the month of July
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Video: Rick Enriquez feels the CBIS program courses are equivalent to upper level