The Computer Systems Technology program prepares technology professionals to manage computer systems and develop applications in a variety of settings. Students develop knowledge and communication skills to successfully collaborate on projects.
Why Study Computer Systems Technology?
The Computer Systems Technology program at Illinois State provides students with a strong background in:
- computer/device networking
- electronic communications
- software application development
- computer hardware
- project management
Our labs also emulate the latest technologies, giving students a relevant and in-demand skillset.
The program’s diverse coursework emphasizes:
- network configuration and security
- operating system administration
- application and web development
- database administration
- technical management
Students learn in a hands-on environment and have opportunities to earn IT technical and professional certifications from organizations such as Microsoft, CompTIA, and Cisco.