Online Associate Degree in IT
Associate of Science in Information Technology
It’s important to earn a degree that may lead to professional opportunities and serve as a first step toward a bachelor’s degree. The Associate of Science degree in Information Technology from CTU can help with both.
In this program, you can study the basics of working with IT to support operational goals in a variety of businesses and industries. And these relevant, desirable skills are also applicable to a bachelor’s degree in IT.
CTU’s Associate of Science in Information technology:
- Aligns to the first two years of CTU’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
- Has CTU Fast Track™ exams available, a series of mini modules designed to test your knowledge of key course objectives, offering the opportunity to earn college credit for what you already know
- Is offered at the Colorado campuses in Aurora and Colorado Springs only
At CTU, working-adult students come first. And with grants and scholarships available for those who qualify, a degree from CTU can be both achievable and affordable. Learn more below or fill out the form to speak with an admissions advisor.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
- May 24, 2022
- June 28, 2022
- August 09, 2022
- Colorado Springs
- Denver South
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The Associate of Science in Information Technology program is designed to provide the basic knowledge of how to work with information and technology to support a company's operational goals in a variety of businesses and industries. This associate program covers the course requirements for the first two years of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management programs.
This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification. As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.
College of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology Mission Statement
Through innovative industry-current curricula and technology-enabled student-centered teaching, the College of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology empowers students to become motivated, creative, ethical, and skillful professionals who can resolve challenges in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, and Information Technology in order to meet the needs of the digital economy.
Courses: General EducationCredits
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours COMS105 Interpersonal Communications 4.5 ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5 ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5 HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5 HUMELE Humanities Elective 4.5 MATH109 Introduction to Algebra 4.5 MATH112 Analytic College Algebra 4.5 PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5 SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5 SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5 SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5 SCI203 Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course 1.5 SOCL102 Introductory Sociology 4.5 UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5 Total Credit Hours: 57
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours CS126 Unix Fundamentals 4 CS250 Fundamentals of Database Systems 4 or CS251 Fundamentals of Database Systems 4 CSS150 Introduction to Computer Security 4 EM200 Introduction to Website Development 4 IT100 Introduction to Information Technology 4 IT106 Introduction to Programming Logic 4 IT140 Introduction to Operating Systems and Client/Server Environments 4 or IT Elective IT204 Fundamentals of Networking 4 IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4 Total Credit Hours: 36
Total Credit Hours: 93
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Ways to Save
Cost of this degree may be reduced based on one or more of the following:
- Active duty military status
- Number of CTU Fast Track™ courses successfully passed
- Number of credits transferred and accepted from other institutions
- Eligibility for a Corporate Alliances Grant (check with your CTU Admissions Advisor)
- Tuition Reimbursement (talk to your HR Manager)
- Grants or scholarships at CTU
Students in CTU associate degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*
Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.
*The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track exams successfully passed. CTU Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.
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