Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology (AAS)

Employment of computer network, systems and database administrators is projected to increase by 30 percent from 2008-2018, much faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics*. If you are well versed in computer technology and have a flair for problem solving, the Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology degree program at the International Academy of Design and Technology may be a good fit for you.

Through our associate-level program, you can develop the kind of knowledge and skills used by networking and information technology professionals in the field. Our information technology training offers a variety of hands-on learning opportunities using industry-current equipment and software. At IADT, you can find a supportive environment that encourages you to grow personally and educationally as you interact with students who share your unique interests. Graduates of this associate-level program can go on to pursue entry-level career opportunities across the networking and information technology fields.


IADT’s Information Technology degree program can help you gain a thorough understanding of network technology for local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) as well as fundamental programming concepts. By taking a variety of career-focused courses, you can have the opportunity to explore everything from PC troubleshooting, applications, and operating systems to network configuration, hardware maintenance and computer security.

Below is a sampling of course topics included in IADT's Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology degree program.* Classes are led by instructors, many with relevant career experience.

  • Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications
  • Microcomputer Hardware
  • Microcomputer Software
  • Windows Workstation Administration
  • Introduction to Programming
  • End-User Support
  • Database Systems

*Course curriculum is subject to change.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Computer Network, Systems, and Database Administrator, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos305.htm (visited October 22, 2010). This is a national estimate and conditions in your location may be different.