Information Technology, Associate in Applied Science Degree

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Program Description for Information Technology


Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, separates Information Technology (IT) into two tracks: Networking and Programming (Software Development); then, we provide further specialized concentrations: Augmented and Virtual Reality, Database**, Networking for Systems and Security, Programming (.NET), Security and Forensics, and Web Development. Consulting opportunities will continue to grow as businesses increasingly need help managing, upgrading, and customizing more complex computer systems. Security and forensics are fast becoming one of the most sought after jobs in the marketplace.

Partners


We have partnered with many companies to offer our IT students current curriculum and
certification support. We are a Cisco Networking Academy, Oracle Academic Academy, EON
Reality VR Innovation Academy, CompTIA, MeasureUp, Certiport, Microsoft Academic Alliance,
MTA, MOS.

Certifications


Our curriculum is mapped to certifications; and we provide tools such as practice exams and a
testing center to make getting one or more industry-standard certifications while taking classes
(ex. Cisco Certified Network Associate, A+, Network+, Microsoft Technology Associate,Oracle) a
seamless integration into your coursework.

Award Options

  • Augmented and Virtual Reality Concentration Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Networking for Systems and Security Concentration Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Programming Concentration Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Security and Forensics Concentration Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Web Development Concentration Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality Diploma
  • Networking for Cybersecurity Diploma
  • Networking for Systems and Security Diploma
  • Programming Concentration Diploma
  • Cybersecurity Certificate
  • Networking for Systems and Security Certificate

 

Job Outlook for Information Technology


Demand for Information Technology is expected to increase as computers and software become more complex, these individuals will be needed to provide technical assistance to customers and other users as well as maintain the desktop, server, and security devices on the company network. Consulting opportunities will continue to grow as businesses increasingly need help managing, upgrading, and customizing more complex computer systems. Employment and output in computer systems design and related services are projected to grow rapidly over the next decade, outpacing similar professional, scientific, and technical industries and the economy as a whole. Employment and output in the computer systems design and related services industry is expected to grow rapidly as firms and individual consumers continue to increase their use of information technology services

For details on salary and other information on the Information Technology field go to http://www.bls.gov/ooh/ new window

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Locations: Clinton Community College, Muscatine Community College, Scott Community College

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