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Welcome to Opportunities in Computer Information Management

Saddleback College’s Computer Information Management (CIM) Department works with Orange County business and industry to identify the most in-demand pathways to success in computer-related careers like networking, programming, development, cybersecurity, and more!

With support from real-world, industry-expert faculty, Saddleback students are building the skills to take advantage of that surging demand.

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Potential Salaries

$78,040 - $123,630

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IT / Cybersecurity Project Manager

Applications Developer

Computer Systems Analyst

Systems Administrator

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Northrop Grumman

Blizzard Entertainment 

Many More!

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Make a connection to a high-tech career, with a high salary. Here are a few of the many careers and their average salaries.

IT / Cybersecurity Project Manager - $98,010

Applications Developer - $123,630

Web Developer - $78,040

Computer Systems Analyst - $99,590

Information Security Analyst - $109,200

Online Merchant - $75,060

Computer Programmer - $95,370

Systems Administrator - $93,810

Computer Information Systems Manager (w/ further education) - $167,150 

Saddleback College offers six associate degrees, six certificates of achievement, and two occupational skills awards in this in-demand field.

For more information about these programs, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Computer Information Management page.

  • Applications Developer (Associate in Science)
  • Applications Developer (Certificate of Achievement)
  • E-Commerce Specialist (Associate in Science)
  • E-Commerce Specialist (Certificate of Achievement)
  • Network Administrator (Associate in Science)
  • Network Administrator (Certificate of Achievement)
  • Software Specialist (Associate in Science)
  • Software Specialist (Certificate of Achievement)
  • Web Designer (Associate in Science)
  • Web Designer (Certificate of Achievement)
  • Webmaster (Associate in Science)
  • Webmaster (Certificate of Achievement)
  • Information Security (Occupational Skills Award)
  • Office and Computer Skills (Occupational Skills Award)

Deloitte * SpaceX * First American * Avani Technology Solutions * Northrop Grumman * Blizzard Entertainment * PIH Health * The Aerospace Corporation * Raytheon * Universal Electronics * County of Orange * Google * And Many More! *

The Computer Information Management Department (BGS 226) can be contacted at (949) 582-4773.

Tom DeDonno, Department Chair - (949) 582-4817

Joyce Quade, CIM Professor - (949) 582-4597

Steve Korper, CIM Professor - (949) 582-4596

Alan Foote, CIM Professor - (949) 582-4881

Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.

For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!

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