Associate Degree in Information TechnologyProgram details
Graduates can specialise in system administration, networking, technical support, computer programming, web development, database administration, software development, and IT security.
This practical two-year associate degree gives you the basic skills required to perform a range of in-demand specialist IT functions such as technical support, software development/installation, network engineering/administration and provides a guaranteed pathway into a relevant bachelor degree.
Study in our computer laboratories on old and new technology allowing you to enter the workforce with relevant skills for today’s IT industry.
- Learn how to build a secure network for an office environment
- Develop a suite of skills to troubleshoot common technical problems
- Set up VPNs
- Develop software to meet business needs
- Configure datacentre virtualisation
How you will learn
Through a blend of theory and hands-on practical courses you'll develop a broad range of skills in:
- computer hardware
- user centred design
- networking (including CISCO - CCNA systems)
- operating systems administration
- web computing
Lab work is a major component, with learning activities focused on practical application of technical skills. You'll be assessed on technical competence both in practice and theory.
The Associate Degree in Information Technology has opened up all the options Kimberley Johnson wanted to find her place in the IT industry.
Andrew Hewitt is serious about turning his computing hobby into a profession. At RMIT, he’s learning everything from networking to programming and is on track for a career as a software engineer.