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Multiple Degree Pathways

Information Technology (IT)
Online Programs

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CLASSES START
May 6th

8-32 Mo.

Program Length

24-120

Credits

Online

Format

3

Degree Pathways

Multiple Degree Pathways

Information Technology (IT)
Online Programs

Become a skilled IT professional with Herzing

AccreditationAccredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Transfer creditUp to 90 approved credits into a bachelor's degree program
Format100% online classes you can take right at home
CertificationsPrepare for key industry certifications: CompTIA Security+, Network+, and A+—we pay for your exam prep and first exam attempts!
PathwaysEarn dual credit towards an MBA degree program
QuickPathsTransfer credit, stackable credentials, and adaptive learning technology build a faster pathway to a higher education with Herzing University
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Overview: Online Information Technology (IT) Programs

The IT degree options include certificate, associate degree, and bachelor's degree programs which prepare you for a variety of careers in the field of information technology.

The online degree programs provide students with fundamental knowledge and skills in computer networks, database concepts, network security, network infrastructure, and much more.

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Career-focused curriculum

Discover the crucial knowledge and skills required to succeed in your work and build a foundation for continued career growth.

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Flexible schedule

You can take classes during the day or in the evening. We strive to be as flexible as possible for busy non-traditional students.

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Virtual services

Access to extensive virtual services, including academic advising, tutoring, support services, technical support and library services.

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Lifelong support

We support your ongoing career advancement by providing comprehensive, personalized student services with lifelong career coaching.

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Rolling admissions

No application deadlines to worry about. Apply when you’re ready and prepare to get started soon.

Classes Start May 6th

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Follow your career pathway with Herzing

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  • Program length: 8 months
  • Classes: View the curriculum
  • Credential earned: Certificate in Information Technology - Technical Support
IT Technical Support Specialist Helping Customer
  • Program length: 16 months
  • Classes: View the curriculum
  • Credential earned: Associate of Science in Information Technology
IT Manager Directing Employees
  • Program length: 32 months
  • Classes: View the curriculum
  • Credential earned: Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Will Swenson Becomes Possible at Herzing University

Will was dissatisfied with the jobs he was working, but Herzing University helped him form a career path during his time enrolled. After earning his degree at Herzing, he has obtained a job that he absolutely loves.

Is an MBA in your future?

Students enrolled in Herzing University's IT or Network Management bachelor's degree programs could earn up to 12 credits towards their Herzing MBA, thereby saving both time and money.

A career in information technology could be right for you if you:

  • Enjoy working with computers
  • Can work well in a wide range of environments
  • Find technical problem-solving very satisfying
  • Are better at thinking, organizing and understanding than persuading
  • Work well alone and in a team

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Careers

IT and Computer Networking Careers

As technology continues to advance, more skilled IT professionals will be needed to install, maintain, manage, repair and secure complex computer network systems. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of computer and Information Technology occupations is expected to increase by 12 percent from through 2024.

IT professionals work in a variety of environments including professional offices, small businesses, government organizations, and large corporations, and may hold many different titles. Entry-level professionals typically work behind the scenes. After gaining experience and expertise, they can advance to more senior-level work

While there is no universally accepted way to prepare for a job in IT, most employers place a premium on some formal college education. At Herzing, you can align your education to your career goals. A 2-year degree is a prerequisite for many entry-level jobs, while a bachelor’s degree is required for others. To get into management and advance, many employers require a master’s degree.

What are potential Information Technology job titles?

Prospective entry-level IT job position titles include network and computer administrators, help desk technicians, IT support specialist, computer and information systems managers, systems analyst and network architect.

How do I advance in my IT career?

Advancing your information technology career depends on the actual career path you choose –such as computer networking, management or security. Some IT degree graduates move up in their career field simply by gaining on-the-job experience, while others who see themselves as a manager, analyst or IT security professional will need to earn a bachelor’s degree and potentially a master’s degree. For most Information Technology professionals, adding industry credentials throughout your career is beneficial to remaining relevant.

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Information Technology (IT) Degree Programs

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This program prepares students for a broad range of positions in the field of information technology. Foundational skills taught include end-user support, client/server operating systems, network infrastructure administration, security, scripting, database fundamentals, cloud computing, virtualization, data storage and technical communication. Advanced skills include database design, project management, information technology management and business systems analysis. Coursework in this program provides a foundation for select industry certifications. These certifications enhance employment opportunities but are not a state specific requirement.

Students will have an opportunity to complete  their studies through a selection of elective coursework that deepens their understanding of general information technology concepts.

This program prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of information technology. Skills taught include end-user support, client/ server operating systems, network infrastructure administration, security, scripting, database fundamentals, and technical communication. Coursework in this program provides a foundation for select industry certifications. These certifications enhance employment opportunities but are not a state specific requirement. Graduates of this program may continue on into a bachelor's degree in information technology.

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Accreditation

Accreditation & Disclosure

Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Eligible states for enrollment: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, District Of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands.

With Herzing, I didn't have to go through the runaround that was involved with the four-year colleges, and the curriculum was more specific to what I wanted to learn.

Stephen Fichter

Stephen Fichter

Technology Program

Madison Campus

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