Computer Systems Technology
The Computer Systems Technology sequence 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.
Point of Pride
Computer Systems Technology students learn and work in two microcomputer labs, two telecommunications facilities, and an electronics laboratory.
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.
Applying to Illinois State
Illinois State's preferred filing period for freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!