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.

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Earn Your Information Technology Degree Online

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.

Experience online education at UAF

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.

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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 $18,490.

See what your dollars go toward on the UAF eCampus Tuition and Fees page.

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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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