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Information Technology

Information technology professionals plan, coordinate and direct computer-related projects. They help organizations determine their information technology goals and are responsible for implementing computer systems and software to meet those goals.

Those who work specifically with network systems design, implement, secure and manage business networks, which consist of jobs as help desk and PC support, network administrator, network manager, designer and engineer, and Linux/UNIX system administrator or network security specialist. Careers in information systems require fluency in programming languages such as JavaScript, Java, JQuery, PHP, SQL, CSS and HTML.

Trident Technical College offers degrees in network systems management and computer programming, as well as health information. With hands-on training and experienced instructors, graduates leave TTC prepared for jobs in varied settings, including hospitals, corporations, nonprofit agencies, colleges and universities and government agencies.

Skills

Information technology professionals must be excellent communicators, as well as have a strong interest in technical details. Information technology careers require strong analytical skills and technical understanding of code, operating systems, networked data, voice and cybersecurity. Information technology professionals should understand how to apply this knowledge to the networks and systems of any business.

Transfer Opportunities

Students interested in transferring to a four-year college for a bachelor’s degree in information technology can get their start at TTC. While some of the other programs include transfer opportunities, the Associate in Science degree is better suited for most transfer students. Advisors can help you select the best program and courses to meet your transfer goal.

Associate Degrees

Computer Technology - Computer Programming
Computer Technology - Information Systems Specialist
Cybersecurity
Health Information Management
Network Systems Management
University Transfer - Associate in Science

Certificates

Business Information Systems
Cisco Certified Network Associate
CompTIA Systems Specialist
Cybersecurity
Database Administrator
Enterprise Network Administrator
Internet Programming
Linux Systems Administration
Microcomputer Expert User
Microcomputer Programming
Microsoft Network Solutions Associate
Multimedia Design
Network Security
Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Website Design

Noncredit Continuing Education Courses (earn CEUs)

Programming and Coding
Software
Systems and Security
Technician
Web Design and Development

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Computer Programming
Cybersecurity
Health Information Management
Information Systems
Network Systems
University Transfer