Information Technology

Earn your associate degree in information technology at UAF and gain the skills for high-demand, well-paying careers in IT

This hands-on program prepares you to implement, support and troubleshoot computer and information technology systems, and can be completed fully online. Our graduates are ready to work as IT specialists in a variety of professional settings and enjoy a high employment rate post-graduation.

Who Is the Associate Degree in Information Technology Designed For?

The fully online* 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.

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Why Earn Your 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.

Degree Type

  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S)
  • Offered as major and minor


  • In-person
  • Hybrid
  • Online

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Earn Your Information Technology Degree Online

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

Online Classes at UAF

At UAF, online courses typically do not have set meeting times but do have weekly deadlines. While there are some standard practices, each course is designed by the instructor to best teach the material. Most courses run the full length of the 16-week semester.