Information Technology Associate of Science - Online

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online
Degree Type
Associate of Science
Program Length
64 weeks
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Overview
The Information Technology curriculum introduces you to concepts surrounding the virtualization of systems and networks as well as the emerging technologies used to handle and deliver media-rich information to individuals, businesses, and institutions around the globe. This program provides you with a comprehensive understanding of cloud architecture, the communication and storage of information, and how to manage systems through project plans and industry best practices. You will study computing architecture, information storage, and systems administration, and then implement these concepts through comprehensive, hands-on projects where you will design and build solutions in a collaborative environment modeled on real industry workflows. As a result, you will learn how to implement private, public, and hybrid clouds, how to securely interconnect and distribute information through various networks, and how to scale, administer, and manage systems.
Objective
Associate's Objective  Today’s information-technology professionals require a significant depth and breadth of both knowledge and skills to compete in the growing and dynamic field of cloud computing. In addition to gaining a foundational understanding of virtualizing systems, networks, and storage, you will understand how to create software-defined data centers that leverage this technology. The goal of the Information Technology Associate of Science degree program is to prepare you for this field by developing your ability to virtualize information via distributed networks and the cloud. Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared for entry-level positions as server administrators, network administrators, application-systems specialists, hardware technicians, technical trainers, and a variety of other positions in the entertainment, media, and information technology industries.