College of Information Systems and Technology

Associate of Arts concentration in Information Technology with Desktop Support Certificate

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Become a desktop support guru by earning an Associate of Arts concentration in Information Technology with Desktop Support Certificate* degree from University of Phoenix. With courses providing live, hands-on experience, this is a great way to jump into the field of information technology because you'll learn how to manage information systems components and security, support personal computer (PC) applications, manage computer hardware, monitor and optimize PC performance, maintain PC printer support, troubleshoot Internet access and security, and more.

You'll also develop sought-after critical-thinking skills as well as invaluable leadership abilities while participating in realistic scenarios, using some industry standard programs and developing 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.

*Maryland residents completing this program will earn an Associate of Arts emphasis in Information Technology with Desktop Support Certificate.

Requirements and prerequisites

You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. View general requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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What you'll learn

The Associate of Arts degree in Information Technology program provides the opportunity to specialize through the selection of College of Information Systems and Technology practical based academic certificates aligned to industry certifications in a variety of areas. Knowledge and skills in Information Technology professional competence and values, information utilization, collaboration, communication, critical thinking and problem solving are provided in the program.

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Core courses

Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program will include the following courses:

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Program Student Learning Outcomes

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

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Cost breakdown

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Tuition (per credit) $410.0
Tuition (per credit) for 100/200-level courses Not available
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Resource fee $140.0
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