The Opportunities

All four community colleges are offering new AAS degree options and are working to expand existing offerings as well.

In addition, the colleges also are developing new certifications that enhance career opportunities and improving existing ones. Certification in a particular area, combined with an AAS degree, prepares graduates for greater opportunities and can help advance their careers more quickly.

Take a look at the information technology degree options. Students can take any of these degree programs, which can be completed within two years, at any one of the community colleges.

AAS DEGREES

Pine Technical and Community College

Ridgewater College

Central Lakes College

North Central Texas College

Computer Information Technology (CITE)

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Computer Network Administration

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Computer Programmer

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Computer Programming & Application Design

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Computer Support Technician

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Database

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The chart that follows details certification offerings, which enhance the employability and advancement potential of students. Certification can be pursued as a companion with a degree offering or independently.

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Pine Technical and Community College

Ridgewater College

Central Lakes College

North Central Texas College

Access Certificate

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C++ Certificate

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Cisco Academy Certificate

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Cisco Basic Certificate

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Cisco CCNA Certification

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CISCO Systems Certificate

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CompTIA Network

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CompTIA Security

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Comp TIAA A+

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CITE Certificate

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Computer Support Technician Certificate

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Cybersecurity Specialist Certificate

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Database Certificate

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Hardware and Virtualization Certificate

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ICOMM Certificate

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IT Infrastructure/Basic Network Technology Certificate

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Java Certificate

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Microsoft IT Academy Certificate

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Microsoft MCSD Certification

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Microsoft Private Cloud Certification (MCSE)

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Mobile App Design Certificate

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