Computer and Information Technologies

Do you love computers? Are you detail-oriented? Do you enjoy solving problems and devising step-by-step solutions? Consider putting your love of logic, sequences and computers to work in the information technology industry. The continued application of computers and information technology supports the demand for qualified workers to design, develop, manage and maintain hardware and software systems.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Information Technologies with the network administration option will be qualified for entry-level positions in installation and administration of local and wide area networks in medium to large businesses and organizations, and computer network administration positions in small businesses. The Programming option prepares students to design, develop, and maintain computer programs written in current and emerging programming languages. The Information Security Option option will help prepare students for entry-level positions of network security, auditing and penetration testing, firewall configuration, and computer crime investigation.

Wage/Salary Information

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Program Home Campus

Covington; general education classes may be offered at other campuses

Entry time

Fall or spring terms


Certificates, associate in applied science degree

Program Length

(After any developmental needs are met and if enrolled in 12 to 15 credit hours per semester)

  • Certificate: Varies by credential, from one to two semesters
  • Associate degree: Two years

Advising Sheet (PDF)

Associate in Applied Science

Computer & Information Technologies:        Network Administration Option
                                                                Programming Option 
                                                                Information Security Option