Associate of Applied Science in Computer and Information Technology

NMSU Online degree programs are designed to serve students who want to pursue a program or course(s) via technology (100% online, hybrid or ITV formats) . NMSU Online offers programs in online and hybrid formats for Certificates, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Graduate Certificates, and Doctorates,  as well as and K-12 NM educator licensure and endorsement programs.

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The Associate of Applied Science in Computer and Information Technology degree prepares students for work in the IT field in schools/universities, business, and government settings, Skills include PC repair, installing and configuring operating systems, managing network systems and installing and configuring standard business software. Students have the opportunity to earn different industry certifications in programming, networking, operating systems, network security, and server administration. Academy alliances and partnerships provide access to free software and discounts for industry certification exams. Graduates are often hired quickly and have opportunities for advancement.

College: Dona Ana Community College Online and Grants Community College Online
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Program Credits: 60-66 credits
Program Length: 2 - 4 years
Cost Per Credit Hour: NMSU Community College Rates

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Occupations Salary Range
Computer Occupations, All Other $41,400 - $114,990
Data Warehousing Specialists $41,400 - $114.990
Business Intelligence Analysts  $41,400 - $114,990
Database Architects  $41,400 - $114,990
Telecommunications Engineering Specialists $79,750 - $152,970

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