Colorado Christian University
Associate Degree in Computer Information Technology
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Associate Degree in Computer Information Technology

Computer Information Technology Associate Degree, A.S.

The Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology (CIT) includes general education courses, information technology courses, and electives, offering you a faith-based liberal arts education with a strong technology foundation.

The Computer Information Technology associate degree will provide you with an introductory set of computer skills relevant to today's IT field. You will actively learn how to meet business and communication needs utilizing best computing practices.

Program Focus

Beginner computer programming; database development and administration; software and application design; and internet development

As a CIT associate degree major, you will also be equipped with introductory technical skills and a core business education, all with a Christ-centered perspective. This will enable you to demonstrate excellence in the workplace and in your life beyond the classroom. With this technical skill set, you will find yourself prepared for introductory positions in a variety of areas, such as computer programming and coding, technical support and application, and web design, as well as other emerging technical fields.

Complete an associate degree in Computer Information Technology in two years...or less!

The 60-hour associate degree in CIT can be completed in less than two years, even without any prior coursework. However, you can complete your study faster if you already have college, military, or technical credits. Find out how many transfer credits you may be able to receive!

What can you do with an associate degree in Computer Information Technology?

The CIT associate degree prepares you for entry-level careers in computer information technology, such as computer programming, network design and management, technical support, application design, and information securities.

In addition, the associate degree will provide a foundation for further career advancement if you continue on to complete your bachelor's degree in a related field. All 60 credit hours of courses from the CIT associate degree may be applied to the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information technology at CCU.

Flexible options and benefits for adult learners

  • The program is specially designed for adult students who are busy with work and family commitments.
  • Classes are available both online and at our Regional Centers.
  • Small class sizes encourage individualized learning and networking.
  • Students have direct access to professors who are also professionals in the field.
  • Students take one class at a time, typically completed five-week blocks.

Apply Now

  • Ready to get started? Take the first step by applying to CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies, and start investing in your future.

  • CCU Online

    The College of Adult and Graduate Studies offers adult students the opportunity to earn their degree online from anywhere in the world.

  • CCU Colorado

    Adult students living in Colorado can take courses at any one of our six center locations throughout the Colorado region.