Information Technology Associate Degree

Information Technology Associate Degree


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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

Have you been thinking about pursuing your associate degree in information technology? Globe University & Minnesota School of Business offer hands-on information technology training to prepare you for the competitive IT job market. Our associate in information technology program optimizes your learning experience through small class sizes and can prepare you to sit for certification through CompTIA and Microsoft.

Gain the skills employers want

  • Database Technologies
  • Networking
  • Operating Systems Fundamentals
  • Security

On-site coursework fits your busy schedule

Globe University & Minnesota School of Business offer day and evening classes on our campus for those who need this flexibility. We also offer 24/7 technical support whether you are on-site or online.

You'll benefit from classwork in subjects such as:

  • Computing Fundamentals
  • MS Office Applications I
  • Network Administration and Security
  • Operating Systems I - III

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If you’re ready to pursue your associate IT degree, contact us at 1-877-303-6060, or visit us today!

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 2011 thru 2014

  1. 3M Companies
  2. Best Buy 
  3. CDW
  4. Corporate Technologies LLC
  5. Kroll Ontrack
  6. Marco
  7. Mayo Clinic
  8. Pearson VUE
  9. Robert Half Technology
  10. Unisys

Thank you for your Interest in Globe University.