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 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 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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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
What Can You Do With an Information Technology Degree?
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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