The Computer Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree program provides students with the opportunity to learn the necessary skills needed to implement solutions to business and information systems-related problems on modern computer systems. The program focuses on developing problem-solving and decision-making skills employing microcomputers and associated technology. The curriculum includes three certificate programs consisting of courses in programming and cybersecurity; students may also pursue a concentration in networking or as an alternative to the certificate, a concentration in cybersecurity. These advanced courses allow students to choose a specific career path in the information systems field.
Career opportunities include computer operator, hardware/software technician, application programmer, programmer/ analyst, network manager, network administrator, applications specialist, web specialist, end-user support technician, information security analyst, cybersecurity technician, or help-desk specialist.
The Computer Technology Associate Degree Program requires at least a grade of “C” in all of the courses offered within the CMPT curriculum for the grade to be counted toward graduation. Specifically, these include courses with the following prefixes: CPT and IST.
Certificate Programs and Concentration(s)
Prior to the beginning of the fall semester of their second year of study, students, in consultation with their academic advisor, should choose a combination of four elective courses as an area of specialization.