Information Technology (ATS)
The Information Technology Program prepares students for careers as a desktop support technician or help desk specialist, associate network administrator, associate network engineer, or associate Linux administrator.
The information technology associate degree provides a comprehensive understanding of various areas of IT including computer hardware, operating systems, networking, and security. Student will gain the skills needed to set up and manage high performance computer networks using the latest networking tools including TCP/IP, security firewalls, internet services and more. Students will also receive training in a variety of current technologies including Linux, Cisco and Microsoft. Hands on experience are provided through computer simulations.
Upon successful completion of the degree in information technology, the graduate will be able to:
- Install, upgrade, configure, and administer client computer hardware, software, and industry troubleshooting procedures.
- Develop a functional understanding of network software configuration.
- Maintain and support information systems in a wide range of computing environments with Microsoft Windows and the integrated family of server products.
- Maintain and support Linux OS computers and servers.
- Demonstrate the knowledge of security practices and procedures.