Information Technology

  • Information Technology Support & Services (AAS) – A25590SS
  • Certificate Information Technology Support & Services – C25590SS
  • Information Technology Network Management (AAS) – A25590NM
  • Certificate Cisco Networking Academy – C25590NM
  • Information Technology – CTE Certificate – (C25590C)

Career Description

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and\or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

 

Career Information

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

The following is a list of local employers in the field of Information Technology:

Entry-Level Salary

Program Requirements

The Information Technology AAS Degrees Support & Services and Network Management are 70-credit hour programs. There is a basic core of credit hours. The program also consists of 15 general education credit hours.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Analytical skills, an attention to detail and problem solving/troubleshooting capabilities as well the ability to work with others and effective oral and written communication skills.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Computer Information Technology program, contact Carolyn Watson, Business Technologies Chairperson, at 910-272-3457 or cwatson@robeson.edu.