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Latest Updates:

Prep Session for Job Search (Apr 19) especially for Virtual Hire-up (job and internship fair), Apr 20, primarily focused on high-tech jobs. Sponsored by the Pittsburgh Technology Council. Chat rooms and even virtual interviews are available. Free to job seekers. Check the link for participating companies.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for computer and IT-related roles is expected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.

Our Cybersecurity program was recently awarded Center for Academic Excellence Status. See Cybersecurity Program Earns National Recognition.

Interesting article on skills that you should learn for a career in cybersecurity: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/07/thinking-of-a-cybersecurity-career-read-this/.

Create an account on the ACM Career and Job Center and gain access to a wide range of tools to help you find the job for you: https://jobs.acm.org/

Spring 2021 Info and Dates

Covid-19 Updates

Apr 22: Break - No Classes
Apr 28: Fall Registration Begins
May 5: Honors Convocation & Academic Conference
May 17: Final Exams Begin
Jun 1: Summer Session Begins

Welcome!

We are the Computing and Information Systems Department at Saint Vincent College, located in Latrobe, PA. We offer three majors: CS (Computer Science), IS (Information Systems), and CYSEC (Cybersecurity). We also offer three minors, allowing specializations in the above areas.

Reasons to choose the CIS Dept. at Saint Vincent College:

  • Recently renovated, state-of-the-art labs and equipment in the new Sis & Herman Dupre Science Pavilion.
  • High success rate with alumni job placement.
  • Small school feel with the big school curriculum.
  • Gain exposure to a broad range of Programming Languages and Technologies.