Accomplish more with an Information Technology Degree

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The Associate of Arts in Information Technology degree is designed for working professionals interested in beginning a career in information technology. Such professionals work for state and federal government agencies, hospitality, computer science, software engineering,  healthcare and more. The coursework in the associate's degree helps a student develop both the theoretical foundation and the practical skills required for professionals to take their career to the next level with a degree that qualifies students for higher positions and an increased salary. 

Program Overview

Career Preparation

The curriculum for the Associate of Arts in Information Technology combines general and professional coursework with a strong foundation in information technology exposure to provide students with several opportunities to observe expert professionals with over 10 years of experience in the field. 

The Associate of Arts in Information Technology degree combines theoretical and practical knowledge that will prepare students to  benefit from coursework in real-time. 

Students in the Associate of Arts in IT will qualify for the following positions. 

  • Computer Science.
  • Information Science.
  • Systems & Network Administration.
  • Software Engineering.
  • Computer Engineering.
  • Cybersecurity.

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Curriculum

The curriculum for the Associate of Arts in Information Technology combines general and professional coursework with practical exposure to diverse industries. MSPS students will benefit from professional networking events and career development by participating in our university wide career services office. Catholic University's Center for Academic and Career Success provides students with the opportunity to craft and upload their resume, cover letter, and cv. We encourage students to participate in Handshake. Handshake is The Catholic University of America's one-stop shop for our students and alumni to discover and engage with over 200,000 employers with representation from 100% of the Fortune 500 including top financial institutions, cutting edge tech companies, leading design and marketing agencies, nonprofits saving the world, and more! You can receive personal recommendations based on your interests, skills, major, location preferences and search history which you can setup under Career Interests in your Handshake profile.

Handshake can be used to apply for federal work-study positions, internships and employment opportunities, register for career-related events, discover how other Catholic University students/alumni are developing their careers, receive streamlined information relevant to you, and be discovered by employers.

Apply here to earn an Associates of Art in Information Technology degree and establish a foundation for your professional career through the Center for Academic and Career Success. 

Experienced Faculty

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Degree Requirements

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