Information Technology Specialist
Certificate; A.A.S. Degree
Minimum Requirements for Certificate: 30 credits; for A.A.S. Degree: 60 credits
The information technology specialist certificate and associate programs teach students how to use, support, implement and troubleshoot the computer and information technology systems found in educational, governmental and corporate settings.
The certificate program focuses on foundation-level support skills required to effectively use and troubleshoot computer and information technology systems. Students completing the certificate program will be prepared for entry-level IT positions and to continue their education in the information technology specialist A.A.S. degree program.
The A.A.S. degree program prepares individuals to implement, support, and troubleshoot computer and information technology systems and obtain employment as an IT professional. Associate degrees in computing technology, network and cybersecurity, and network and system administration are offered.
Students entering either the certificate or A.A.S. degree program should meet with a faculty advisor to discuss program requirements and develop an education plan that matches the current skills and goals of the student.
This degree program is delivered collaboratively within the UA system.