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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An associate degree in Information Technology will put you on the right path to grow in the IT field. A few career opportunities include:
When you get your associate degree in Information Technology, the average salary is $37,900 annually (according to securitydegreehub.com). A mid-career annual salary in Information Technology is $74,500 (students would want to pursue a bachelor degree in IT to reach this salary). It is possible to earn an annual salary of $100,000+ (students would want to pursue their masters degree in IT for this salary).
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
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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