Information Technology Degree
The Information Technology A.O.S. degree program provides training and instruction in computer network administration; computer, network, and Internet security; computer hardware and operating systems; and end user support. Additionally, this Information Technology A.O.S. degree program prepares students to take several Microsoft certification examinations that collectively lead to certifications as a Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA®) , Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS®), Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP®), and CompTIA® A+.
Mildred Elley is an advanced level Microsoft IT Academy member, and uses Microsoft-approved materials, textbooks, and software for many of its courses that support preparation for these credentials. Support of computer networks, securing network resources and infrastructure, network troubleshooting, repairing hardware,
loading, upgrading, supporting operating systems and application software, supporting computer peripherals, developing programs and web services using programming languages, scripts, and web development software as well as user support are among the primary functions of an Information Technology professional. Information Technology A.O.S. degree students will receive instruction so their skills allow for growth and specificity within their chosen field.
The Information Technology A.O.S. degree program is designed for students who want a wider breadth and depth of instruction in the field of information systems with a focus on network administration. This Information Technology A.O.S. degree program builds upon the Certificate program in Computer Administration and Network Security.
Information Technology Courses:
- Principles of Digital Literacy
- Digital Literacy and Productivity
- Computer Concepts
- The Internet and Web Page Design
- Microcomputer Hardware
- Microcomputer Operating Systems
- Client Operating Systems
- Help Desk Management and User Support
- Computer Security
- Network Server Management
- Network Infrastructure