Information Technology

A student working on a computer.

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.

Coursework 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 which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

 

Possible Careers

Computer User Support Specialist
Computer Programmer
Network and Computer Systems Administrators

 

Study Options

Information Technology–Networking A.A.S. Degree (A25590N)

Information Technology–Software Development A.A.S. Degree (A25590P)

Information Technology–Service/Support A.A.S. Degree (A25590S)

Information Technology Diploma (D25590)

Certificates

Cisco Certificate (C25590C)

Database Foundations Certificate (C25590D)

Information Systems Foundations Certificate (C25590I)

IT Help Desk Foundations Certificate (C25590H)

Java Certificate (C25590J)

Mobile Application Development Certificate (C25590M)

Operating Systems Certificate (C25590S)

Software Development Foundations Certificate (C25590F)

 

Contact

Loraine Watt, Instructor and Interim IT Curriculum Area Coordinator
(704) 878-3328
lwatt@mitchellcc.edu