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Associate's degree

Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology

2 years

Approximate Program Length

60

Total Credits

$398

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

Choose an upcoming start date:

Register by: Sep 29, 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.

  • 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

Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for an 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

Tuition

Paying for school

While education costs have risen an average of 2.6% in the U.S. every year, our Tuition Guarantee ensures you’ll pay one flat rate from the moment you enroll to the day you graduate.

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 undergraduate degree.

Up to $1 million in new scholarship opportunities this month.

Our scholarships aren’t just for the chosen few. We’ll help you understand which scholarships you may qualify for, worth up to $3,000.

Credit transfer made easy

Earn your degree faster, and for less, with eligible transfer credits.

Get credit for what you already know

Have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives provide personal support while you make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week.

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

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

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Faculty Spotlight

We don’t know what the field is going to look like three years from now. We just know the threats are growing exponentially. We have to prepare the workforce to be prepared to take on those threats.”

Stephanie Benoit-Kurtz

Faculty, College of Business & IT

While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.