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Associate's degree

Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology

2 years

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Register by: Jun 16, 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



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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


Paying for school

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 undergraduate 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

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


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

Real-world faculty


Average years of industry experience


Chief Technology Officers

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

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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