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Computer & Information Technology

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Can you say, "Good salary and lots of opportunities?"

If you are looking for a well-paying job in perhaps the fastest-growing industry in the modern economy, you’re in the right place at the right time. Visit for information about what you will earn in this field of study. Don’t miss the chance to start a career in the future of our society.

Where will this program take me?

Our CIT program leads to an Associate in Applied Science degree that prepares you for entry-level positions in various specialties or to transfer to a 4 year College. You will acquire the skills to problem-solve and communicate effectively in this ever-changing industry.

What types of classes will I take?

Your courses will include writing, communications, computers, and math. You get hands-on training in local area networks, programming, networking, hardware and software maintenance, database design, and web page development.   See the Academic Plans for more information.

So many specialties, so many choices!

We offer degrees and certificates in both the traditional and fastest-growing areas of information technology.

Can my skills be applied to other jobs?

Yes. We give you the chance to use what you learn in a variety of practices and adapt technology to specific needs in your field. You will enter the workforce with established training and credentials in hand.

Jobs, jobs, jobs.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects openings in the Computer and Information Technology industry to increase by 22 percent, adding 758,800 new jobs by 2020. They expect the demand for workers in these occupations to be needed for developing software, increasing cybersecurity, and updating existing network infrastructure.

Check here to see current certificates & degree plans

For more information contact:

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Program Coordinator
Arts & Sciences Building, Room 222