IT jobs are here to stay. Technology is an essential part of how government agencies and businesses of all sizes operate, and how individuals run their lives. So it's no surprise that the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects jobs in this field will grow an average of 47 percent by 2020.
The Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology degree program helps aspiring IT professionals establish foundational knowledge to be built upon through work environments or further education. You'll be exposed to analysis, design and the secure operation of computer networks. Through progressive coursework, you'll also learn critical-thinking and collaboration skills—which are important to nearly any working environment.
An Enrollment Representative can answer your questions about how this degree program can help shape your future as an IT professional.
Reference: Csorny, L. (2013, April 9), Careers in the growing field of information technology services, "Beyond the Numbers: Employment & Unemployment," 2(9), U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://www.bls.gov/opub/btn/volume-2/careers-in-growing-field-of-information-technology-services.htm.