Arizona Information Systems Schools

Computer Information Systems Industry Outlook in Arizona:

Arizona’s Computer Information Systems’ industry is expected to grow by over 15 percent by 2016, according to CareerInfoNet.com, an online industry employment monitor.

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Moreover, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more employers in Arizona and across the country are looking for applicants with a college or university education, including bachelors and even masters degrees. Additionally, applicants working to obtain a more vocational one or two-year degree or certificate will fill many Information Systems positions as well. These are many times offering more specific instruction towards a certain expertise.

Information Systems encompasses large areas of Information Technology. In 2008, many of the Arizona Computer Information Systems professionals specified their efforts in one of the fields below:

  • Web page design
  • Digital design
  • Systems analysis
  • Networking and telecommunications
  • Programming
  • Software applications and development

Arizona Computer Information Systems Salaries and Areas of Occupation:

Salaries for Information Systems specialists in Arizona rank slightly lower than the national average, yet far above the state and national average incomes overall. Moreover, when factored into Arizona’s lower cost of living, an Information Systems professional does quite well.

According to the Arizona state website, www.arizona.gov, there are a great number of public agency jobs available in Computer Information Systems throughout the state of Arizona, including local, state and federal positions. Those choosing a government position are more likely to find higher benefits for healthcare and retirement, while private corporations tend to offer higher compensation. All positions in this field, however, will provide a demanding and fulfilling work environment. A list of average Arizona computer information systems salaries is available below:

Position Monthly Annual
25th Percentile $6,000 $72,000
75th Percentile $10,500 $126,400
90th Percentile $13,000 $157,500
Median Salary $8,200 $98,600

Source: Salary.com 2009

Schools offering online and campus-based education programs in Arizona:



Campus Schools:

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CollegeAmerica
Campus Locations:   Phoenix | Flagstaff
Programs: Computer Science - Networking and Information Systems Security (BS) , Business Administration - Technology Emphasis (BS)



Online Schools:

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Post University
Online Programs:   B.S. in Management / Computer Information Systems


Grand Canyon University
Online Programs:   B.S. in Business Information Systems , B.S. in Applied Business Information Systems , B.S. in Information Technology


American Intercontinental University Online
Online Programs:   Master's (MIT) - IT Project Management , Bachelor's (BIT) - Information Assurance and Security , Master of Science in Information Technology , more...


ECPI University
Online Programs:   IT Management - Bachelor's , Cyber and Network Security - Bachelor's , Network Security - Associate's , more...


Colorado Technical University Online
Online Programs:   Doctor of Computer Science - Enterprise Information Systems (Executive Format) , Doctor of Management – Technology Management (Executive Format) , Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Security , more...


Liberty University
Online Programs:   BS: Information Systems , MS in Information Systems -Technology Management , Doctor of Business Administration in Information Systems , more...


Northcentral University
Online Programs:   Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management (MSTIM) – Information Systems , Doctor of Philosophy in Technology and Innovation Management (PhD-TIM) – Information Systems , Applied Computer Science - BBA , more...


University of Maryland at College Park
Online Programs:   MBA - Information Systems & Business Analytics


Purdue University Global
Online Programs:   AAS in Business Administration - Information Processing , BSIT - Information Management , BS in Business Administration - Information Systems Management , more...


Colorado State University-Global Campus
Online Programs:   Master - Information Technology Management , Master in Project Management , Undergraduate Certificate - Project Management , more...