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The College of Information Systems and Technology mission supports the educational and career progression needs of both aspiring and experienced IT professionals through curriculum aligned with industry standards and learning platforms based on current business world applications, issues and solutions.
The future and technology go hand in hand. Technology has changed the way the world does business, the way people receive an education and even the way people communicate. And, technology will continue to force us to innovate and grow. As the IT field continues to expand, there will be more opportunities for those with the learned and advanced skills to help shape the future of organizations and businesses across the globe.
Whether you're a current or aspiring IT professional, the College of Information Systems and Technology at University of Phoenix can help you get where you want to go. You'll attain valuable skills as well as expand upon your current IT knowledge with the pursuit of a technology degree.
Choose from an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree in information technology—all focusing on today's business needs and the fundamentals of IT. Courses are innovative and modified on an ongoing basis and taught by faculty with advanced degrees, domain expertise and experience working in the field. This way, you get an understanding of technology as well as the business side of things, so you can help any organization run as efficiently as possible.
We'll help you build the foundation for success whether you choose to pursue your degree online or at one of our campuses or learning centers across the United States.
At the College of Information Systems and Technology, our technology degrees align with industry demands to meet the employment growth rate of 22% in the technology sector*.
Our information technology programs are flexible and provide you with assignments and projects that use real-life scenarios and a variety of digital learning tools including an electronic library, realistic simulations and virtual labs to suit all learning styles. You'll also take part in a collaborative team approach to learning, helping you master the subjects as well as the art of communication. You'll gain a whole new spectrum of knowledge you'll actually use.
You'll also experience personalized, small learning environments with a student to faculty ratio of just 14:1. Whether you've worked in IT for years or are switching fields, our bachelor's program in IT will give you the edge to gain extra skills in fast-growing and popular technology areas through a range of different IT concentrations—from Software Engineering to Web Development. And our Master of Information Systems degree program will give you the graduate-level knowledge, skills and training to expand your opportunities in the IT field with a focus on management.
If you choose to earn an IT degree from University of Phoenix, expect to venture far beyond textbook reading. We believe that if you want to learn academic theory, then all you have to do is read a textbook. But, if you want to learn how theories relate to the business world we live in, take a class with us.
* Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11