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, Cybersecurity, Database**, Networking for Systems and Security, Programming (.NET), and Web Development. Consulting opportunities will continue to grow as businesses increasingly need help managing, upgrading, and customizing more complex computer systems. Cybersecurity is fast becoming one of the most sought after jobs in the marketplace.
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, CompTIA, MeasureUp, Certiport, Microsoft Academic Alliance, MTA, MOS.
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.
- Information Technology - Augmented and Virtual Reality, AAS
- Information Technology - Cybersecurity, AAS
- Information Technology - Networking for Systems and Security, AAS
- Information Technology - Programming Concentration, AAS
- Information Technology - Web Development Concentration, AAS
- Networking for Cybersecurity, Diploma
- Networking for Systems and Security, Certificate
- Networking for Systems and Security, Diploma
- Information Technology - Programming, Diploma
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/
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- Clinton Community College, 563-244-7000
- Muscatine Community College, 563-288-6000
- Scott Community College, 563-441-4000
It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, email@example.com or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois 60661-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.