INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAM – ASSOCIATE
Who Is the Online Degree in Information Technology Designed For?
The information technology specialist associate degree program is designed to provide foundational training for careers in IT. It’s a great fit for first-time college students or working professionals who are interested in the information technology industry. The associate degree is also an excellent jumping off point for a bachelor’s degree if you choose to pursue additional education.
Why Earn Your Online Associate Degree in Information Technology at UAF?
- Open the door to new career pathways in IT and boost your earning potential with an associate degree.
- Engage in a variety of hands-on training activities, built into the curriculum, that give you the opportunity to apply lessons to real-world challenges.
- Learn from expert faculty who bring extensive IT industry experience to the coursework.
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Example projects in the online information technology degree program
Our online IT specialist program offers unique opportunities for hands-on training and career preparation:
- Prepare for A+, Net+, Security +, MCSA, CEH, CCNA and AWS Cloud Certifications.
- Build and test computer networks using routers and switches.
- Apply offensive and defensive security measures to computers and networks.
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Learn from the best when you earn your degree online at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Offered at in-state tuition for students everywhere, our fully online degrees give you the flexibility to balance work, family and education.
Cost breakdown for the online associate degree in information technology
The estimated cost for the online information technology associate program based on current rates is $18,130.
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The information technology associate program is well structured and provides courses that are both relevant and very useful for IT professionals. It also gives me the flexibility that I need as a distance education student who works full-time and has a family.
– Dustin Boeshart, Mobile Administrator for Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Jobs in Information Technology
Information technology professionals work in almost every industry, providing computer and network systems support to businesses and customers. Many of these careers offer strong growth potential and above-average earnings.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers in computer and information technology are projected to grow 12 percent from 2018 to 2028, adding about 546,200 new jobs, which is much faster growth than average. Continued demand for skilled IT professionals will result from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.
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