Computer Information Technology

Associate in Science

Computer Information Technology

Hardware and software configuration, customer support operations and internet programming

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Computer Information Technology degree program prepares students for respectable careers as  developers, programmers, programmer-analysts, database developers or web developers. Students will study program and systems design, computer communications, database development, web development, customer support and programming in specific languages. Our relationship with Microsoft’s Developer Network Academic Alliance allows you to download a free, licensed copy of the Microsoft server and developer applications, operating systems and programming languages taught in your classes. A 50-hour internship is included in the program to provide valuable work experience.

This degree program allows students choose among one of three career tracks:

  • Programming Track: The Programming Track allows for specialization in software development using modern languages. Students may select six credits from C language, C++, C#, Java, J2EE or Visual Basic.NET.
  • Web Track: The Web Track allows for specialization in web development using modern web technologies. Students may select six credits from web design, web management, UNIX/Linux development or server development.
  • Database Track: The Database Track allows for specialization in database development using modern database technologies. Students may select six credits from Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, database administration, Microsoft SQL Server database or Microsoft Access database.

Nationally Ranked Program

FSCJ's A.S. in Computer Information Technology is ranked #7 by for the best online associate in Information Technology degree programs.

This recognition is based on the quality of the program, the types of courses offered, faculty, rankings, awards and reputation.


Program Code: 2153

60 Credits

 Online Program

 Accelerated Program.
20 months to complete.

School of Technology and Industry
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.


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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

This A.S. degree program is intended primarily for students who desire to complete an associate in science degree and become employed. Students who decide to pursue university transfer study must meet certain course and test requirements. For details refer to the University Transfer Guide.

Five technical certificates available within this degree program: Information Technology Support Specialist, Web Development Specialist, Database Development Specialist, Computer Programming Specialist and Information Technology Analysis. Students may pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field. Contact an advisor or counselor to determine the career education path that is best for you.

If you're interested in the information security field, visit the FSCJ Center for Cyber Security to learn more about scholarships, internships and resources. 

Career Opportunities

Computer and information systems managers, often called information technology (IT) managers or IT project managers, plan, coordinate, and direct computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to meet those goals (Bureau of Labor Statistics).

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