Explore Academic Programs - Information Technology


Every large business needs people who understand the company's computer and software systems. An information technology degree prepares students as generalists who can help others get the most out of their technology.


Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates

Computer Help Desk Specialist

Potential Earnings: (2015 median) $48,620 annually

Projected Growth Rate: 9 - 13


Computer and Information Systems Managers

Potential Earnings: Median Wages (2016)  $65.29 hourly, $135,800 annual

Projected Growth Rate (2016-2026):  Faster than average (10% to 14%)

Projected Job Openings (2016-2026):  32,500


Computer Operators

Potential Earnings Median Wages (2016):  $20.32 hourly, $42,270 annual

Projected Growth Rate (2016-2026): Decline (-2% or lower) 

Projected Job Openings (2016-2026): 3,400


Computer Systems Analysts

Potential Earnings Median Wages (2016): $41.93 hourly, $87,220 annual

Projected Growth Rate (2016-2026): Average (5% to 9%) 

Projected Job Openings (2016-2026): 44,800

Computer User Support Specialists

Potential Earnings Median Wages (2016): $23.74 hourly, $49,390 annual

Projected Growth Rate (2016-2026): Faster than average (10% to 14%) 

Projected Job Openings (2016-2026): 55,400


Information Technology Project Managers

Potential Earnings Median Wages (2016): $41.59 hourly, $86,510 annual

Projected Growth Rate (2016-2026): Average (5% to 9%) 

Projected Job Openings (2016-2026): 22,300


Web Administrators

Potential Earnings Median Wages (2016): $41.59 hourly, $86,510 annual

Projected Growth Rate (2016-2026):  Average (5% to 9%) 

Projected Job Openings (2016-2026): 22,300


Web Developer

Potential Earnings Median Wages (2016) $31.79 hourly, $66,130 annual

Projected Growth Rate (2016-2026): Faster than average (10% to 14%)

Projected Job Openings (2016-2026): 14, 200  


* Further study (bachelor's degree) required | ** Study beyond bachelor's degree required

Degrees and Certificates

One associate degree and two certificates are available.

Delivery Mode

Associate of Applied Science

Information Technology

60 credit hours, two years full time 

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Certificate of Completion

Computer Helpdesk Specialist

30 credit hours, two semesters full time 

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