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Information Technology Online Associate Degree

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The Information Technology online Associate Degree from National American University prepares you for today’s technology-based careers and industries.

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Online Information Technology Associate Program Overview

Information technology is central to successful businesses. The online Information Technology Associate Degree program provides you with relevant instruction in key aspects of IT, including networking, database principles, and introduction to programming, web development, and computer security. The skills you acquire will help you become a valued member of a company’s IT team. Courses in the program will also help prepare you for industry certifications including CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ and Linux+.

As a graduate, you’ll be ready to:

  • Support the data management needs of business through the design, implementation, and maintenance of relational databases.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the fundamental information technology skills required to provide user support in business.
  • Administer a network infrastructure designed to support management and production functions in business or industry.
  • Implement and maintain computer-based information systems to support the decision-making function of management.

Information Technology Associate Degree Classes and Curriculum

The online Information Technology associate degree program consists of four class requirements: major core, support core, open electives, and general education core. These classes total 93 credits.

Major and Support Core

36 credits

Open Electives

18 credits

General Education Core

39 credits

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.

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Online Information Technology Associate Degree Career Outcomes

The online Information Technology Associate Degree gives you the background you need to enter a new career or advance your current career. With an AAS IT Degree, you can seek jobs such as:

  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Network Systems Administrator
  • Information Analyst

Who Is a Good Candidate for the Online Information Technology Associate Degree?

  • Entry-level Job Seekers – The online Information Technology Associate Degree program is a great option if you want to start or advance your Information Technology career.
  • IT Support Specialist – If you are interested in jobs like IT support specialist, field service technician, desktop support analyst, you can work towards a CompTIA A+ certification as the preferred credential for technical support and IT operational roles.
  • Network Engineer – If you are interested in the design and implementation of new network solutions or improvement of current networks, you can work towards a Network+ certification. This certification is the preferred credential to establish a career in IT infrastructure including troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks.

Course Listing (93 Credits)

CI1320     Computer Concepts

CI1420     Principles of Programming

CI2011     Introduction to Database

CI2211     Internetworking Fundamentals

CI2440     Introduction to Computer Security

CI3010     Linux

CI3310     Website and Web Application Design

MT1050     Introduction to Business

Choose your courses.

Communications

EN1150     Composition I

EN1300     Composition II

EN2100     Speech OR
EN2150     Interpersonal Professional Communication

Science

SC Science Elective

Mathematics

MA1500     Intermediate Algebra OR
MA2000     Quantitative Reasoning OR
MA2050     College Algebra

Humanities/Behavioral/Social Sciences

HU2000     Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

General Education

CS1201     Juggling College, Life, and Career: Set Up for Success! OR
CS1203     Bridge to Success: Creating Your Future at NAU

CS1301     Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success

CS2086     Career Path Planning

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.