College of Information Systems and Technology

Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology

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The Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology program helps aspiring IT professionals build a strong foundation of essential knowledge and skills. When you study a curriculum that’s reviewed by an industry advisory council of CTOs, VPs and IT Directors, you know the degree you’re earning makes an impact in today’s workplace.

Our curriculum exposes you to important topics for the IT professional, including analysis, design and the secure operation of computer networks.  You’ll gain an understanding of professional competence, learn key IT skills and prepare to continue your education or further build your skills through the work environment.

Study topics like the foundation of local area networks and improve your critical thinking and collaboration skills with curriculum that’s aligned to industry’s needs. With focus areas, such as Cybersecurity Foundations and Network Defense and Data Management, you can customize your degree program to pursue a career in an IT field that interests you.

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Requirements and prerequisites

You'll 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.

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Career preparation


Enhance your career with skills that are designed to be in step with the needs of the IT industry.

Curriculum that’s in touch


Get hands-on experience with curriculum reviewed by industry leaders and created to apply directly to the workplace.

Aligned curriculum


Earn certificates on your way to graduation day with programs aligned to specific industry certificate exams.

One course at a time


Work toward your degree without putting your life on hold by taking one class at a time.

Experienced faculty


Learn from faculty that average 23 years of real-world experience in the field, including CEO’s and IT Directors.

Career resources


Get the guidance you deserve to make important decisions with our helpful career services.
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Associated costs at this location
Tuition (per credit) $410.0
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Resource fee $140.0
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Fees may be non-refundable. Students pay tuition on a course-by-course basis. All tuition and fees of the University are subject to change.

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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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Upon successful completion of one of our en route options, you will receive a certificate or associates as well as your degree without adding more cost or time.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

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