Associate of Computer Information Technology

Associate of Science
Information Technology

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Our goal is to help students prepare for a career in management positions by shaping creative thinkers, strong communicators and the best negotiators.


Advance Your Career in the Rapidly Growing Field of IT Management
The Information Technology program focuses on computing, computer science, and information science and systems. The program is designed to prepare students for employment in various industries that utilize computer skills and knowledge.

Students who successfully complete this program will have knowledge and skills in such areas as programming, database management, networking, enterprise cloud technology, and security.

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Program Objective

Upon completion of the Information Technology Program, students may seek entry-level employment in business, government, or a variety of industries where computer science skills are needed. Graduates may also seek employment in the technology industry as: computer repair technicians help desk support, networking technicians, Cisco networking technicians, Server administrators, Microsoft specialists, data analysts, internet security, software applications and configurations.

Program objectives are:

  • To equip students with the knowledge to evaluate the needs of an Information Technology infrastructure for an organization.
  • To empower students to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet industry needs.
  • To prepare students with the technical knowledge and critical-thinking skills needed for a career in information technology.

Through a conceptual understanding, students are able to apply technological skills in hardware, networking, security, cloud computing, database, web development, IT project management and research to critically analyze and solve problems in unpredictable environments.