New information technology program provides essential job training
Are you reading this on your iPhone or Android? You’re already off to a great start. If you have an interest in computers, technology, gaming, or smartphone apps, Kirtland will help you take your interests and turn them into a marketable skill set.
And it will be the ultimate rebuttal if anyone ever tells you to “put your phone away” again.
With an associate degree in information technology from Kirtland Community College, your skills will be in demand anywhere and everywhere computers are in business, from healthcare and education to manufacturing and corporate offices, and the computer industry itself.
Talk about job opportunities…
Classes Fully Online
The information technology program at Kirtland Community College blends theory and practical, real-world know-how, giving graduates the skills they need to succeed in the workplace, and the adaptability to grow along with the industry. And the classes are all online, giving you freedom and flexibility to live life AND earn your education. So even by attending class you’re gaining skills with the very tools you’ll be using in your career. Students working toward an associate degree in information technology will gain exposure to computer systems, networks, and technical topics.
Leading Industry Certifications
Our testing center offers industry certifications to round out your professional credentials.
Our certifications are particularly valuable to students, because these important certifications will build your resume and lead to higher hourly rates and even signing bonuses. The program coursework provides a path for students to prepare to pass industry leading certifications such as CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+, as well as understanding in business operations.
Flexible, High-paying Careers
A graduate with an associate degree in information technology will be workforce ready, both locally and nationally, for employers looking for IT professionals with skills in software, applications and devices. Many graduates have the option to choose to run their own freelance operation, or to go into a corporate environment, and salaries can easily climb over $60k per year. Your degree will be so valuable that you’ll have choices instead of a prescribed path. IT — it’s all about flexibility.
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