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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

At Point University, our online information technology program is designed to prepare professionals for ethical leadership and vocational excellence in the IT field, with an emphasis on networks, security, web development, project and data management, and network administration.

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE (AS)BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BS)

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Point University’s Associate of Science in Information Technology is designed to equip you with a broad grounding in the liberal arts, along with a foundational working knowledge of computer systems and devices, networks, operating systems, IT support, troubleshooting, and security. The associate of science program is specifically designed to prepare students to earn two highly respected professional certifications from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)—namely, CompTIA Linux and CompTIA A+. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in various organizations, and they may also continue their studies to earn a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

1. Utilize critical thinking to diagnose and recommend the appropriate troubleshooting techniques or tools.

2. Employ basic knowledge of information technology best practices, safety, security, and preventive measures.

3. Apply mathematical concepts and methods to investigate and solve real-world problems and questions in the workplace.

Curriculum

The online associate in information technology program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop working knowledge of computer systems and devices, networks, operating systems, IT support, troubleshooting, and security. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Information Technology Applications
  • Information Technology Operating Systems
  • Technical Writing

 

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Program Length

As a completely asynchronous program, the online associate degree in information technology at Point University allows students to work at their own pace. While there are deadlines associated with the online information technology program, there are no required meeting times, so students can complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take in a semester. On average, students complete the 60 credits required for the online associate in information technology degree in two years.

Program Cost

All students enrolled in the associate degree in information technology online program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state the student resides in. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.

Rate: $395 per credit hour

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

Career Opportunities

Point’s online associate degree in information technology will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries, within areas such as:

 

  • Network Infrastructure
  • IT Support
  • IT Consulting
  • Systems Development

ONLINE LEARNING

Point University offers the information technology program in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.

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FLEXIBLE

This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.

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TRANSFER FRIENDLY

Up to 30 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half.

FAITH BASED

Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview.

QUALITY EDUCATION

As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education – from the same respected professors – as our on-campus students.

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SUPPORT

Our mentorship program for online students promotes development that’s tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.

SMALL CLASS SIZE

Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Point University’s online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology offers students a broad foundation in networks, security, web development, project and data management, and network administration. This program is specifically designed to prepare you to earn seven highly respected professional certifications from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and from Microsoft—namely, CompTIA Linux, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Project+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, MCSA Installing & Configuring Windows Server, and MCSA Administering Windows Server.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

1. Identify security vulnerabilities and employ preventative measures, security policies and procedures for troubleshooting, maintenance, and prevention in business organizations.

2. Write web content, and employ a variety of web layouts using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).

3. Develop knowledge of various programming languages and evaluate methods for hosting and maintaining websites.

Curriculum

The online bachelor in information technology program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop working knowledge of computer systems and devices, networks, operating systems, IT support, troubleshooting, and security. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Server Administration
  • Network Management
  • Programming
  • Network Security applications
  • Website Development

 

View Complete List of Courses
Program Length

As a completely asynchronous program, the online bachelor’s degree in information technology at Point University allows students to work at their own pace. While there are deadlines associated with the online information technology program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take in a semester. On average, students complete the 120 credits required for the online bachelor’s in information technology degree in four years.

Program Cost

All students enrolled in the bachelor’s degree in information technology program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state the student resides in. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.

Rate: $395 per credit hour

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

Career Opportunities

Point’s online bachelor’s degree in information technology will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries in roles such as:

 

  • IT consultant
  • IT administrator
  • IT helpdesk representative
  • IT support technician
  • Field or service technician

ONLINE LEARNING

Point University offers the information technology program in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.

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FLEXIBLE

This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.

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TRANSFER FRIENDLY

Up to 80 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half or more.

FAITH BASED

Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview.

QUALITY EDUCATION

As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education – from the same respected professors – as our on-campus students.

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SUPPORT

Our mentorship program for online students promotes development that’s tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.

SMALL CLASS SIZE

Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!

I’m entering my third year in the online program at Point University and am impressed. They have really created a model that works and challenges.”

– Terri LaGrange, online student