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The 10 Best Online Associate Degree Programs in Information Technology (Part 2)

UMass Online2. UMass Online

(Lowell, Massachusetts)

UMass Online offers about 100 degree and certificate programs and more than 1,500 online courses. The complete programs enable students to earn an accredited online degree from one of the nation’s top-ranked universities with programs taught by the same top-notch faculty as students attending classes at the UMass campus areas in Amherst, Boston, Lowell, Dartmouth or Worcester.

In addition to concentrated electives and general studies requirements, the IT Associate degree program offers specialized career particular courses, for example,

Introduction to Information Systems
    Business Writing
    Technical and Scientific Communication
    Graphics for Multimedia and the Web
    Desktop Video Production
    Website Development
    E-Commerce on the Web
    Web-Enabled Database Development

UMass Online is locally accredited by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC-CIHE).

Indiana Wesleyan University3. Indiana Wesleyan University
(Marion, Indiana)

Indiana Wesleyan University, an evangelical Christian comprehensive college, is focused on liberal arts and professional education. The college offers more than 80 majors. Notwithstanding its 3,000 on-campus students, nearly 12,000 IWU students attend classes either online or at regional centers in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.

Instructional techniques for IWU's online Computer Information Technology Associate degree program incorporate lectures, workshops, seminars, simulations and hands-on training with the latest computer equipment.

Independently and in groups, students learn programming, database concepts, operating systems and Web design and development. Students can finish their online IT degree in 26 months.

The online Associate's in Computer Information Technology degree program covers subjects, for example, desktop applications, operating systems concepts, network communications, hardware and software troubleshooting, basic web design and development, and database concepts.

Indiana Wesleyan University is locally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Southern New Hampshire University4.Southern New Hampshire University
(Manchester, New Hampshire)

Southern New Hampshire University, a private, nonprofit accredited college, offers education on-campus, online and through a mixture of both settings. SNHU's Associate in Computer Information Technology online degree gives the technical knowledge and critical thinking skills students need for an IT profession.

Students in the Associate IT degree program have chances to create IT knowledge and skills in areas, for example,

Developing applications
    Systems planning
    Implementing systems applications
    Managing information systems

Notwithstanding far reaching general training classes and electives, students select from these Computer Information Technology courses: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Information Technology, Software Development, Computer Platform Technologies, Business Systems Analysis and Design, Discrete Mathematics and Human Relations in Administration.

Southern New Hampshire University is locally accredited by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC-CIHE).

Liberty University5. Liberty University
(Lynchburg, Virginia)

As the country's biggest private, not-for-profit college, Liberty offers more than 350 projects to its more than 100,000 residential and online students. Liberty’s Associate in Business Management Information Systems degree provides students with an applied knowledge of the information technology industry.

The program places solid emphasis on approaches to maximize computer technology to benefit a business, while keeping in mind the way IT professionals can work ethically both as individuals and in a group setting.

The Business Management Information Systems Associate online degree incorporates courses, for example,

Application Programming
    Business Data Communications
    System Analysis & Design
    Database Management Systems
    Web Architecture & Development

Students may launch their careers with the associate degree or apply the degree to Liberty’s bachelor’s program
 (accessible online).

Liberty University is locally accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS).

Colorado Technical University6. Colorado Technical University

(Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Established in 1965, CTU opened its doors in a former roller rink building as the Colorado Electronic Training Center. A leader in hybrid and online learning, CTU’s goal is to provide career-oriented education through providing instruction and hands-on training in real-world, up-to-the-minute programming.

Colorado Technical University's Associate in Information Technology online degree combines the study of business, hardware technologies and coding with training in creating practical IT solutions for today’s businesses.

The IT degree covers subjects, for example,

 Current software tools
    Basic network architecture and setup
    General protocols of data communication

Colorado Technical University is locally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Kaplan University7. Kaplan University

(Davenport, Iowa)

Around 90 percent of Kaplan University's 45,000 degree-seeking students finish their coursework through online projects. Around 63 percent of these students are older than the age of 30, and 76 percent of them are women. More than 9,000 students are active military, veterans, or military spouses or dependents.

Kaplan's Associate IT online degree offers students a broad range of knowledge as well as specific industry focus in the following abilities:

Installing and maintaining computer and wireless networks
    Troubleshooting hardware and software problems
    Creating software applications
    Managing databases
    Developing Web pages

The program incorporates courses, for example, Software Applications, Database Foundations, Network Concepts, Foundations in Information Technology, Desktop Administration and Introduction to Management.
Kaplan University is locally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC).


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