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Computer & Information Sciences: Applications Option

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Program Overview

If you think you want to earn your bachelor’s degree in Computer & Information Science, then starting at Northern Essex makes sense – and can save thousands of dollars. NECC also offers many resources to help you succeed including computer labs, tutoring centers, a career and academic advising center, and a state-of-the art Technology Center.

NECC’s Associate in Science Degree in Computer and Information Sciences: Applications Option enables study in liberal arts and computer & information sciences, and is designed for students who want to transfer to a four-year institution. This program is also designed to meet your individual needs and career goals in the broad fields encompassing computers and information processing.

Career OpportunitiesComputer and Information Science Applications Studentat work on computer

Graduates will be able to pursue many career paths. After completing your bachelor’s degree, you could pursue work as a computer programmer, systems analyst, database administrator, project manager, and more.

Getting Started

Ready to get started? It’s easy! Northern Essex has an open admissions policy, which means that if you have a high school diploma or GED/HiSet or other state-approved equivalency credential, you are eligible to enroll at NECC. Just fill out an application, attend an orientation/assessment session, and then register for classes.


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