Information Technology Degree - Online and Campus Programs

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At Platt College, we encourage our students to follow their passions, wherever they may lie, to find a career they love. You’ll find a supportive learning environment and career-focused training designed to help you gain the knowledge and hands-on training you need to succeed. 

Locations:  Anaheim, CA Ontario, CA

Programs:
  • Information Technology Associate's Degree
  • Web Development Programming Diploma Program

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Our mission is YOUR SUCCESS!

When you succeed, we succeed.  That is why we provide high-quality, specialized career preparation for all our students. Our goal is to help you find your rewarding career.

Our Mission Statement:

To provide high-quality, specialized career preparation or enhancement to meet and cope with technological changes resulting in employment and career success.

Locations:  Killeen, TX College Station, TX Fort Smith, AR More...

Programs:
  • Information Technology Diploma
  • Information Technology Associate Degree (AAS)

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Making the decision to earn your degree and pursue your career goals could be the best decision you ever make. Enroll at ECPI University and you’ll join a collaborative and fostering learning environment, surrounded by faculty and staff who are there to support you through the entire process.


What sets ECPI University apart? Just ask the employers who hire our graduates. Since 1966, more than 3,800 employers have looked to ECPI for talented professionals who are capable of entering the workplace and doing the job right on the very first day. That’s because our curriculum is designed to meet the needs of today’s highly-specialized job market.

 

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Locations:  Newport News, VA Richmond, VA Glen Allen, VA

Programs:
  • IT Management - Bachelor's
  • Cloud Computing - Bachelor's
  • Software Development - Bachelor's

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Are you an electronics whiz who always has the scoop on new computer gear? If so, consider pursuing a career in information technology (IT). Companies depend on info technologists to build and maintain computer networks that store, protect, and share important data.

How to Prepare for a Career in Information Technology

IT careers cover a broad range of options for graduates of information technology degree programs, including: computer programming, software engineering, web design and development, networking, telecommunications, visual communication, IT support and security and database administration. Some employment may be available for those with associate's degrees but most IT employers are looking for at least a bachelor's degree and many prefer a master's degree plus applicable specialized certifications. Information technology coursework can include:
  • Information management and security
  • Web design
  • Network communications
  • Cyber crime prevention
  • Calculating cost benefits analysis

Information Technology Career Prospects and Salaries

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that info technologists should have bright job prospects in coming years, with greater than average employment growth. Employment opportunities may be especially strong for information technologists with certified information technology degrees and knowledge of new developments in IT. Because information technology is a big field, your salary depends on your career path. For example, in 2008, database administrators earned a median salary of $69,740, while the highest 10 % of network systems and data communication analysts raked in over $104,070 per year.