Program Overview

Information Technology - Software Development Diploma

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* This program is financial aid eligible.
The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and\or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of a student's ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.
  • Design and develop software solutions based on user needs and requirements
  • Create, modify, and test code and computer applications
  • Develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve data and information
  • Design, implement, and administer computer databases

Find information about credit by exam and academic credit for professional credentials.

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Spring Application Deadline is Oct 15

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$2736.00

Location

Main Campus

Credit Hours

36-37

Program Stats

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Average Salary

$94,700
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Average Class Size

16
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Estimated Completion Time

12 months

Current and Upcoming Course Offerings

Course Number Title Credit Hours
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3