Earn an Associate IST degree close to home at Penn State Mont Alto.
Would you like to pursue positions such as application programmers, associate systems designers, network managers, Web designers and administrators, or information systems support specialists? Specifically, this major is designed to ensure a thorough knowledge of information systems and includes extensive practice using contemporary technologies in the creation, organization, storage, analysis, evaluation, communication, and transmission of information. The major fosters communications and interpersonal and group interaction skills through appropriate collaborative and active learning projects and experiences. Technical material covers the structure of database systems, Web and multi-media systems, and considerations in the design of information systems.
The Associate in Science degree in Information Sciences and Technology is structured to prepare graduates for immediate and continuing employment opportunities in the broad disciplines of information science and technology.