Information Technology Associate Degree

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Information Technology Associate Degree
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Quick Facts

Total Program Credits:
94 Credits

Transfer Credits:
Transfer in up to 75% of the program
*Prior learning and work experience may count toward program credit

Program Length:
6 quarters full time
18 months with year-round classes

Employment Rate:
58% for 2012 - 2013

Salary Range:
Full-time $20,429 - $50,000

Globe University provides quick, comprehensive training for a career in IT with our Associate in Applied Science in information technology program.

Our program provides hands-on training in employer-requested skills, helping prepare graduates to administer IT solutions. 

The associate degree program meets the needs of today’s job market by introducing students to the fundamentals of operating systems, networking, security and database technologies.

Highlights of our IT associate degree program include:

  • Program can be completed in just 18 months of full-time study
  • Courses developed in consultation with employers and industry professionals
  • Day, evening and online options
  • Small class sizes
  • Use credits toward our bachelor’s degree program
  • Prepare for nationally recognized certification exams offered by CompTIA and Microsoft

Our instructors have industry experience and can help you learn more about customer services strategies, computer fundamentals, ethics, scripting and more.

The goal of our program is to give students the ability to:

  • Troubleshoot and repair the configuration of computer systems
  • Analyze a problem and identify and define the proper way to solve that problem
  • Identify, analyze and consider user needs in the design of database solutions
  • Install and configure an operating system to meet specific requirements in a networked environment
  • Implement and maintain computer networks

Our Associate in Applied Science in information technology program can give you the leg up you need to get a degree in the growing field of technology.

We will be happy to provide more information about our IT training as well as career opportunities. Call 1-877-303-6060 or contact college admissions to request information or begin the application process.


Computing Fundamentals

This course is a survey of computing topics: history, fundamentals of computer architecture, software, numeration systems, security fundamentals, user interfaces, emerging technologies and pervasive themes in computing. Students also explore various computing disciplines and roles that computing professionals play in the workplace.

Operating Systems I

In this course students are introduced to major functions of operating systems and user interfaces. Students work hands on configuring, troubleshooting, maintaining and generally administering popular operating systems.

Security: Private, Local, State and Federal Governments

Students in this course work to identify security issues in public safety and the private sector, and detail 21st century responses to those challenges. The course presents the foundations of security practices, models as the basis for assessing the strengths and weaknesses of private and government systems, future implications of social and political paradigm shifts for security methods and systems, and the impact of globalization and diversity of local populations.

Network Administration and Security

In this course, students explore network administration issues, including network security, troubleshooting problems, information assurance, documentation, network management, hardware and software upgrades, providing services and soft skills.

MS Office Applications I

Students receive hands-on experience with the fundamental features of three major applications of Microsoft Office—Word, Excel and Power Point—creating simple word-processing documents, worksheets and PowerPoint presentations.

Here are a few examples of companies that have employed our graduates:

Associate IT Graduates July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2013 

  • Adecco NA- Modis Inc.
  • Advanced Technology Solutions
  • Aerotek - Madison
  • Black River School District
  • Callahan Financial Planning Corporation
  • CenturyLink
  • Great Wolf Resorts
  • King Controls
  • N-Link
  • Olsten Staffing Services-La Crosse
  • Oshkosh Corporation
  • Promega Corporation
  • TC-TEKS Computers LLC
  • Unisys
  • Vernon County
  • Walker Art Center

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