Program Description

The Associate of Applied Science in information Technology degree program offers general education and specific computer skills designed to train the student to provide essential computer-related assistance in the business environment. The degree will give the student skills in hardware maintenance, networking, database development, programming fundamentals, and web design. 

Career and Educational Advancement Opportunities

The Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology degree provides the student with a well- rounded knowledge base, trouble-shooting skills, and customer service techniques that employers will appreciate in an IT professional. In addition, the IT core courses will help prepare the student for national certifications: A+, CCNA, Oracle, LPI/Linux+, Security+ and basic VmWare. The degree, while occupational in nature, can be transferred to the UNM- Main and applied towards a bachelor’s degree. However, career/technical courses are not guaranteed to transfer directly as credit. Additionally, grades earned in technical courses are not included in the grade point average at the UNM-Main and may not be included in the GPA of other four-year institutions.

Gainful Employment Information 

Contact and Advising Information

Information about the associate of applied science in information technology degree program is available from Advisement and Counseling at 505.925.8560 or, or the Business and Industrial Technologies Division, at 505.925.8711.