Get a head-start on the technology and communications career you have been dreaming about with an Associate degree in Information Sciences and Technology from Penn State Mont Alto.
The Information Sciences and Technology associate degree program at Penn State Mont Alto fosters communication and interpersonal and group interaction skills through appropriate collaborative and active learning projects and experiences.
The program is structured to prepare graduates for immediate and continuing employment opportunities in the broad disciplines of information science and technology:
- application programmers
- associate systems designers
- network managers
- Web designers and administrators
- 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. Technical material covers the structure of database systems, Web and multi-media systems, and considerations in the design of information systems.
Why Mont Alto?
Four different options for this two-year vocational degree allow you to design a program that best serves your career, no matter what you are planning to do upon graduating:
- Baccalaureate option (go on to earn your Bachelor's degree)
- General business option
- Networking option
- Individualized option