Computer Information Systems

Clyde Hardman Associate Professor, CIS and CIT Program Coordinator

College of Business Office BUS 318
(231) 591-2822

Professional activities and areas of interest

Professor Hardman has been with Ferris State University since 1984, teaching in the area Computer Information Systems. Currently, professor Hardman has been teaching in the area of Networking, Software Systems, and Database. He is a faculty advisor for AITP (Association of Information Technology Professionals) student group. Also, Professor Hardman is the student advisor for the CIS programs Off-campus at Southwestern Community College, Muskegon Community College, Grand Rapids Community College, and Northwestern Community College. Professor Hardman's teaching philosophy is that in each course students need to understand that they are now professionals and must perform at a professional level in all aspects, especially oral and written communications, attendance, and most of all attitudes. Even though technical skills are important to their career, their communication skills will have the most impact on their success.


Master of Business Administration - Grand Valley State University

Bachelors of Science in Computer Information Systems - Ferris State University

Bachelors of Science in Accounting - Ferris State University

Certificate in IBM iSeries Computer Programming