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Explore the world of IT while earning an Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology* degree from University of Phoenix. This is a great way to start your journey into the field of information technology, including the basics of computer programming. In addition to building a solid foundation by studying project management, the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), networking, Internet concepts and design, programming fundamentals, and the Java® programming language, you’ll develop sought-after critical-thinking skills as well as invaluable leadership abilities. You’ll also participate in realistic scenarios and develop functional software applications. All of our courses are updated regularly to ensure real-world relevance and are taught by leaders in the field of information technology.
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*Maryland residents completing this program will earn an Associate of Arts with an emphasis in Information Technology.
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The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
To view all the courses you’ll need to complete this degree program, visit our General Education requirements page.
University of Phoenix allows you to apply relevant learning, work and life experiences to college credits through the Prior Learning Assessment process. Speak with an advisor to find out if you can fulfill some elective, interdisciplinary and/or general education courses by going through the PLA process.
Investigate federal financial aid options including government grants and loans. Your advisor will help you check your eligibility.
Under the Third-Party Billing Plan, University of Phoenix directly bills an approved employer for a student's tuition. To find out if your company supports direct bill, speak to your human resources department or one of our advisors.
An advisor can help you review your options and choose the one that’s best for you.
Whether you're serving on Active Duty, are a member of the Reserve or National Guard, or are the spouse of a military member, you're eligible for a reduction in tuition. Our special military tuition rates combined with some of the resources below can help you get started in your pursuit of a degree.
With federal military tuition assistance, you may receive 100% federal Tuition Assistance for your military service.
If you're a veteran or military servicemember who served a minimum of 90 combined days on active duty after September 10th, 2001, you may be eligible for Post 9/11 GI benefits.
As a military spouse, you may be eligible for financial assistance that can help you pursue your degree.
A job in the technology sector is more than just sitting at a computer by yourself — you’ll be communicating with many different people. The communication skills you’ll learn at University of Phoenix will help when you enter the workforce.
To provide the best education possible, our curriculum is developed to meet the strict guidelines of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and Association of Information Systems (AIS).
Earning an associate's degree at University of Phoenix allows you to transition into a University of Phoenix bachelor’s degree program seamlessly.
The College of Information Systems and Technology offers an innovative learning environment complete with simulations and hands-on lab activities.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
We understand that technology has changed the way the world does business, the way people receive an education and even the way people communicate.
At the College of Information Systems and Technology, we pride ourselves in our experienced faculty members, many of whom hold leadership positions in the IT sector.
To ensure relevance and curricula that are at the forefront of the industry, our Faculty Advisory Council regularly reviews program content.