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Information Technology

    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.

    Career Outlook

    Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies that 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

    Helpful Personal Attributes

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

    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.

    Course work includes the development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use the 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.

    Information Technology Support & Services (AAS)

    Course work includes the development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use the 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.

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    Information Technology Support & Services (Certificate)

    This certificate program is designed to provide individuals with a basic understanding of Information Technology. Holders of this certificate would be able to provide basic troubleshooting for residential and small business computers.

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    Information Technology Network Management (AAS)

    Course work includes the development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use the 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.

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

    Find more information about the program curriculum

    Cisco Networking Academy (Certificate)

    This certificate program is designed to provide individuals with a basic understanding of network management fundamentals. Holders of this certificate would be better able to provide basic networking management in small businesses as well as larger organizations.

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    Information Technology (CTE Certificate)

    This certificate program is designed to provide individuals with a basic understanding of Information Technology. Holders of this certificate would be able to provide basic troubleshooting for residential and small business computers.

    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.