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Associate's degree

Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology

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2 years

Approximate Program Length

60

Total Credits

$398

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

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Register by: Mar 17, 2021

You’ve discovered your passion for information technology, now put it to practice. Build a strong foundation in the fundamentals of IT with an Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology. Then go beyond the basics with specialized electives in cybersecurity foundations, network defense, or data management made to focus your education in the areas that interest you most.

You'll learn how to:

  • Analyze, design, and secure network operations

  • Apply desktop software support fundamentals

  • Oversee information systems security strategies

Courses

1

Course at a time

5

Weeks per course

8

Courses per year

Schedule

Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for an online Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology.

What you'll learn

When you earn your AA in Information Technology, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job.

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Establishing relevant disciplinary knowledge
  • Reasoning clearly and critically in a business setting
  • Communicating verbally and in writing in a clear, concise and correct manner
  • Effectively accessing and using information
  • Working effectively in diverse groups and teams

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with an Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology?

An AA/Information Technology can prepare you become a:

  • Computer systems consultant
  • Systems analyst
9 %

This information is not specific to University of Phoenix.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for computer systems analysts is projected to be faster than average between 2018 and 2028.

This information is not specific to University of Phoenix.

Tuition

Paying for school

locked-in tuition

$398

Cost per credit

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

Earn your degree without starting from scratch

On average, students with prior eligible college credits and relevant life experience saved  $11k and 1 year on their undergratuate degree.

Up to $1 million a month in available scholarships
Apply for one of 400 scholarship opportunities this month.

Credit transfer made easy
Graduate faster by transferring in prior eligible credits from another accredited institution.

Get credit for what you already know
Earn your degree without starting from scratch. Have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at (844) 937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

Real-world faculty

28

Average years of industry experience

9

Chief Technology Officers

19:1

Student-faculty ratio

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

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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 Representative.