Associate of Applied Business in Information Technology

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The Associate of Applied Business in Information Technology program is a fully online, two-year associate degree program that prepares students for a career as a professional in the field of information systems after graduation.  Our program also offers students a learning schedule where they can access the coursework at the times that work best for them. Whether you are seeking entry level knowledge or looking to sharpen your skills in the field, our program is perfect for you.Waived Application Fee Spring '22

What is Information Technology?

Information technology (IT) encompasses all of the computer technology an organization uses and how they use it. This includes aspects of software, cloud computing and storage.  Information technology is a discipline distinct from computer engineering, computer science, and management information systems.   To learn more about our IT program, view Isaiah’s story.

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What to expect with UC’s online Associate of Information Technology Program

The AAB Information Technology program at the University of Cincinnati online provides a broad foundation in the areas of software application development (web, enterprise and desktop), networking and systems administration (including technologies for data centers and storage), database management (design and administration), digital media (development of digital images, audio and video to support IT solutions), and cybersecurity.

Students gain in-depth knowledge and skills in networking and systems, software application development, programming, web development, database development, and administration.

Further Your Education

Your educational pathway in IT starts with your associate degree, but it doesn’t have to end here.  Graduates can transition into UC’s (100% online) Bachelor’s of Information Technology program and complete a bachelor’s degree in two years.  After you receive your associate and bachelor degrees, you can also pursue your master’s.  The University of Cincinnati Online’s Master of Science in Information Technology program is consistently ranked among the nation’s very best by U.S. News and World Report.

AAB Information Technology Program Highlights:

  • 100% online: no campus visits are required.
  • Part-time and full-time scheduling: have the flexibility to balance work and family obligations while completing your degree.
  • Open to a wide variety of backgrounds.  Students from all backgrounds encouraged to apply.
  • Three Start Dates per Year: With courses offered year-round, students are offered the convenience of beginning their degree in Fall, Spring, or Summer.
  • Start-to-Graduation Support: Every student enrolled online is assigned a dedicated Academic Advisor and also a Student Success Coordinator providing one-on-one support. They are your trusted partners who can help you manage your time, and ensure you’re meeting degree requirements to get you to graduation.

Information Technology Association

The University of Cincinnati Online is proud to partner with the Information Technology Association (ITA).  ITA’s mission is quite simple: to create a digitally-oriented community where technology is accessible to all.  ITA strives to create an environment where IT professionals (from entry level to senior level) can collaborate and grow collectively.

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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.

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