Associate of Applied Science Degree in Information Technology (IT)
If you are interested in becoming an information technology
Associate’s Degree in Information Technology Program Highlights
In addition to offering three concentrations, this IT associate’s degree will give you the opportunity to gain a broad range of skills such as:
- Install and maintain computer and wireless networks
- Troubleshoot hardware and software problems
- Create software applications
- Manage databases
- Develop websites
Concentrations for the Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology
Choose from one of three concentrations to specialize in:
- IT Generalist: If you are interested in exploring all aspects of the information technology field, consider the IT generalist specialization. Designed to prepare students for a wide variety of entry-level positions in the industry,* coursework for this concentration focuses on networking, database management, programming, and web development.
- Networking: From remote workstations to shared servers, computer networking enables individuals to communicate and share information from across the office and the globe. The networking specialization provides an in-depth review of TCP/IP, which is the basis for all forms of networks, and focuses on current industry-accepted practices for troubleshooting and administering Windows-based systems.
Higher Education at the Highest Standards
Purdue University Global is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and committed to the highest standards. Our specific programs hold additional industry-relevant approvals and accreditations.
What are the Career Opportunities?
This associate’s degree in information technology is designed to prepare you for entry-level employment in various areas within the information technology field. Upon completing the program, you may qualify to work as a project manager or program manager, for example.* You can also focus on an area of study that best fits your career and educational goals.
Who Should Take this Program?
If you seek entry-level employment in the information technology field or wish to pursue an information technology bachelor's degree in the future, this program is for you.Request Info
What Courses Will I Take?
Concentrations in the Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology allow you to select a knowledge area that best aligns with your career path. Choose from:
- IT generalist
- Programming and software development
- Core Credits18
- Major Credits30
- Elective Credits42
- Total Credits90
Tuition and Fees
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Online, Rockville, Indiana, Missouri, Wisconsin
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Indiana resident military veterans: tuition for online undergraduate degree and certificate programs is $220.00 per quarter credit hour.
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*Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.
†Purdue University acquired Kaplan University in March 2018 and created Purdue University Global, which is following the same curriculum format and instructional delivery methods as developed and used by Kaplan University. These disclosures are based on Kaplan University data reported prior to the acquisition.