The Information Technology degree prepares students for a variety of career opportunities. The program provides a general education background in computers and networking with emphasis on Microsoft. Once a student has successfully completed this degree they are prepared to take the Microsoft Certification tests. The student has the opportunity to become Microsoft Certified and hold an associate in applied science degree in the field of networking.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says computer support specialists and systems administrators are projected to be among the fastest growing occupations over the next 10 years. Job prospects will be best for college graduates who are up to date with the latest skills and technologies, certification and practical experiences. OSU-Oklahoma City is one of the first universities in the Midwest to offer an associate degree in the fields of telecommunications and networking, which parallels Microsoft Certification.
Microsoft Imagine Academy
OSU-Oklahoma City is proud of our recognition as a Microsoft Imagine Academy. Microsoft Imagine Academies are empowered to deliver the latest technologies in-demand skills, certification opportunities and the assurance of the Microsoft quality standards. As an approved Microsoft Imagine Academy, we are committed to the workforce development and success of our students through excellent IT education.
Multiple careers in the Information Technology field are among Oklahoma’s Top 100 Critical Occupations—Computer and Information Systems Managers-average of 209 annual openings and median annual earnings of $120,016.00 with a bachelor’s degree; Software Developers—average of 628 annual openings and median annual earnings of $95,368.00 with a bachelor’s degree; Data Scientists—average of 123 annual openings and median annual earnings of $74,984.00 with a bachelor’s degree.
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Information Systems and Technologies Department
900 N. Portland Avenue
Business Technologies Building, 1st floor