Associate Degrees in Information Technology

An associate degree can increase some students' chances of landing a successful job. Generally earned from a junior, community or technical college, this academic degree takes approximately two years to complete, depending on the student's course load. After completion, many continue on to earn a bachelor's and then a master's degree from a university. What is an associate degree in IT? This progr… Read more

An associate degree can increase some students' chances of landing a successful job. Generally earned from a junior, community or technical college, this academic degree takes approximately two years to complete, depending on the student's course load. After completion, many continue on to earn a bachelor's and then a master's degree from a university.

What is an associate degree in IT? This program is designed to help develop the technical skills and knowledge necessary to work in the information technology (IT) industry. Students may learn about the latest technology and software in the field. Some of the courses offered might include network security and administration, software installation, computer forensics, computer programming and databases. Through the program, individuals may also receive hands-on experience using modern business systems to learn computer support and how systems are configured and designed.

An associate degree in IT can not only provide students with practical, industry-related skills, but also pave the way to continued education through a bachelor's program to strengthen practical and analytical skills. Graduates can also benefit from an enhanced understanding of web computing, operating systems administration, human computer interaction and the configuration of databases.

The costs of the program will vary depending on the institution, the country it is located and the chosen field of study. Prospective students are encouraged to contact the office of admissions to find out more information and the associated costs.

Information technologists are in high demand at a variety of institutions, including small and large enterprises in both the public and private sectors. Equipped with the skills and knowledge to successfully manage IT operations, graduates can find careers in system administration, technical support, computer programming, networking, web or software development, IT security or database administration.

With courses offered part time and full time, as well as online, there is no shortage of scheduling options. Many institutions also offer distance learning modules. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Raritan Valley Community College
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2 years
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2 - 4 years
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Delaware County Community College
Philadelphia, USA

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2 - 3 years
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Austin Community College
Austin, USA

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2 years
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Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Green Bay, USA

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Gateway Technical College
Racine, USA

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2 years
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North Iowa Area Community College
Mason City, USA

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2 years
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Nassau Community College
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4 semesters
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Abraham Lincoln University
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4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
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Business Academy Aarhus
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2 years
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University of Management and Technology
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Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus
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4 years
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Campus
 
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Baltimore City Community College
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Humboldt International University
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