If you’re looking to fit information technology studies into your already full life, consider the online Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Information Technology (IT) from Broadview University. Broadview is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), so your associate degree will have value—in the workplace or if you continue your education.
With Broadview University’s CareerPath initiative, you’ll save up to 25% on tuition! Through this innovative initiative, many of our courses are offered in six-week sessions so you can take courses full-time while concentrating on fewer subjects at once. Take classes full-time, year-round, and you can earn your associate degree in as little as 18 months.
Through this online degree program, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge you need to oversee IT solutions in a range of business settings. Broadview’s reputation and deep connections in the community span 40 years and have helped our graduates* go on to careers at:
(*July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2015)
Your online education will be delivered by IT industry-experienced faculty who know the skills, knowledge and hands-on experiences you’ll need to succeed. Broadview developed this online program with input from local experts so you’ll receive an up-to-date and relevant education. Your online IT studies cover information security, networking administration and security, operating systems and database design. In addition to your IT courses, you’ll gain analytical and communication skills as well as a global perspective of diverse cultures through general education courses in:
Before you start your online associate degree program, you can take our online learning orientation. This step-by-step guide will teach you how to use our online system and give you the guidance and confidence you need to succeed as an online learner. Our Service Desk will be there to assist you with any technological issues—seven days a week—via phone and email.
Through CampusConnect, you’ll access your course materials, submit assignments and connect with your instructors and classmates. Through LibraryConnect, our virtual library, you’ll be able to connect to librarians and access our large collection of reference materials, e-books, databases and journals.
The course introduces the functional parts of a computer from a hands-on perspective. Students learn to identify computer components, disassemble machines, carry out common hardware and software maintenance tasks, install operating systems, select and install hardware upgrades, troubleshoot common hardware and firmware problems, and build computers.
This course introduces major functions of operating systems and user interfaces. Students work hands-on configuring, troubleshooting, maintaining and generally administering popular operating systems.
In this course, students learn to administer a Windows Server Infrastructure. The course prepares students to prove mastery of core services such as user and group management, network access, and data security. The course covers skills such as: implementing a group policy infrastructure, managing user and service accounts, maintaining Active Directory Domain Services, configuring and troubleshooting DNS and remote access, optimizing file services, increasing file system security and implementing update management.