Get Started in I.T.
Interested in technology and wondering where to start? Our Associate in Information Technology and Networking program is anchored with Tech Core, a curriculum designed to help you build a foundation of interdisciplinary skills across three areas of interest: Engineering Technology, Information Technology and Software and Information Systems.
Get to Know Our Associate in Information Technology and Networking
When you pursue an Associate Degree in Information Technology and Networking at DeVry University, you’ll be introduced to the basics of IoT technology, operating systems, programming, hardware, connectivity and security. Our faculty of knowledgeable professors will help you master the underlying technology of networks and the internet, as well as troubleshooting and configuring these networks. If you choose to continue your studies and earn a Bachelor’s Degree, some credits may apply towards your selected program1.
Information Technology and Networking Specializations
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Associate Degree in Information Technology and Networking in as little as 1 year + 4 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
As a new student, you’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program2. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.
It’s portable so you can take it anywhere, powerful enough to run robust applications, and best of all, you can use it for all your classes to optimize your DeVry experience.
PORTABLE IOT KIT
Simulate the Internet of Things (IoT) wherever you are with your Portable IoT Kit*, designed to give you hands-on experience and confidence working with real IoT technologies.
With the full complement of microprocessors and sensors in your kit, you’ll build elementary IoT devices, integrate them into cloud-based server systems and develop skills needed for today’s IoT economy.
*The Portable IoT Kit is a required expense and is not complimentary.
CERTIFICATION EXAM REIMBURSEMENT
Our Tech programs are designed with industry-recognized certifications in mind. Qualified students may receive up to a $300 reimbursement for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications:
- CompTIA A+
- CompTIA Linux+
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA Cloud+
- Microsoft Technology Associate - Python
Others may be applicable as well. Speak with your professor for more info.
Graduates of our Associate in Information Technology and Networking program may consider careers such as:
Computer Network Support Specialist
Computer Systems Analyst
|ETHC232||Ethical and Legal Issues in the Professions|
|SOCS185||Culture and Society|
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|PHYS204||Applied Physics with Lab|
Personal and Professional Development
|COLL148||Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving|
Tech Core Courses
|CEIS101||Introduction to Technology and Information Systems|
|CEIS106||Introduction to Operating Systems|
|CEIS110||Introduction to Programming|
|CEIS114||Introduction to Digital Devices|
|NETW191||Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking|
|NETW211||Fundamentals of Cloud Computing|
|SEC285||Fundamentals of Information Security|
Technology Career Preparation
|CEIS299||Careers and Technology|
All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.