Lakewood University

Associate’s of Science in Information Technology

Program Highlights
  • 2 Year Program
  • Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) 
  • Instructor Assistance
  • Your Own Success Coach
  • E-Books Included in Tuition
Associate’s Degree of Science in Information Technology Program Description

This program is designed to prepare students for opportunities in information technology by introducing them to the unique language of IT and key concepts of the profession. Students will identify the technical abilities and practical skills to help organizations innovate practices, products, and processes. The program is designed to empower individuals to become passionate, solution‐minded information technology professionals by fostering innovation, research, leadership development, solving real-life problems. Students will work toward leadership roles in organizations, honoring ethical responsibilities to stakeholders and the community while pursuing innovation, creation, application, integration, and the administration of computing technologies. In addition, this program provides a foundation for further studies.

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Program Outcomes
  • Recognize how IT is integral to the effective management of a modern-day, competitive organization and the role an IT professional plays in organizational leadership
  • Describe the installation and maintenance process for client and server operating systems, their associated network services, users, and file systems
  • Configure secure network and computing applications while identifying the privacy concerns inherent in the IT profession
  • Identify the responsibilities of a project manager and the skills required to plan, design, and execute projects to provide effective business solutions.
  • Identify the process of critical thinking and decision support tools in the way of math formulas, computer software, and information systems to analyze or solve problems
  • Communicate effectively via multiple channels of exchange including oral and written
  • Demonstrate an ability to find and use reference tools/resources
  • Identify one’s social, ethical and legal responsibilities to stakeholders, the community and the environment

Associate Degree of Science in Information Technology Plan

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This Degree Map is a recommended semester-by-semester plan of study for this degree program. A course with an “*” denotes its status as a general education course.

Course Code

Course subject and Title


Credit Hours

Semester One


Lakewood University Orientation




Networking Fundamentals 




Interpersonal Communication*




I.T. Project Management




College Algebra*



Semester Two


Introduction to English *




American Government*




Computer Systems Architecture




Fundamentals of Database



Semester Three


Introduction to Psychology *




Principles of Biology*




Cloud Fundamentals




Principles of Accounting



Semester Four


Environmental Science




Statistics I*




Introduction to Philosophy*




Major Elective



Semester Five


Computer Security Fundamentals




Introduction to Sociology*




Calculus I*




Major Elective



Total:          60     .


Major Electives:

  1. Network Administration
    1. Routing and Switching
    2. Wireless and Mobile Communication
    3. Network Security Management
    4. Enterprise Networking
    5. Specialized Network Administration
    6. Directory Services and Infrastructure


  1. Software analysis and Development
    1. Software Quality Control and Testing
    2. E-commerce Development
    3. Object-Oriented Application Development I
    4. Object-Oriented Application Development II
    5. System Analysis and Design
    6. Software Development for Mobile Devices


  1. Business and Project Management
    1. Advanced Database Management
    2. Information Systems Project Management
    3. Enterprise Resource Management
    4. Advanced Internet Security and Threats
    5. E-Business Infrastructure Management
    6. IT Management Strategy



General Elective:

  1. Web development
  2. Advanced Java Programming
  3. Management Information System
What You Receive
  • E-books and comprehensive online resources
  • Academic support by email, phone, text, or online
  • Personalized career guidance, including interview coaching
  • The option to celebrate your achievement and participate in our virtual graduation ceremony
Career Outlook


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Program Cost
Associate Degree Program Tuition- Full Time
Payment PlanTerm Total TuitionEnroll

Payment Plan A – 12 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $5,052.00
(per semester)

Tuition: $5,052.00
Associate Degree Program Tuition- Part-time
Payment PlanTerm Total TuitionEnroll

Payment Plan B – 3 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $1,263.00
(per semester)

Tuition=: $1,263.00

Lakewood University provides all textbooks, study guides, supplemental materials, achievement exams, and instructional support at no cost to the student.

Administrative Fees (in addition to the tuition above)

Application Fee- $0 for degree programs; $0 for vocational programs (first semester only)

Registration Fee – $200 for degree programs; $125 for vocational programs (first semester only)

Technology/Library Fee – $175 for the first semester and $100 per degree semester thereafter; $250 per vocational program term

Low-Interest Financing

Lakewood University offers affordable, low-interest payment plans. That means, unlike many other schools, you can graduate without going thousands of dollars into debt.

Low Monthly Payments

Lakewood University’s low monthly payment plans are designed to fit your budget.

Convenient Payment Methods

We make it easy for you by accepting VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards. We also accept debit cards, prepaid cards, checks, and money orders. You can simply pay online, by phone, or by mail.

Military Education Benefits

We actively support the education of active duty members, their spouses, and veterans of the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Thanks to Lakewood’s low tuition, your military benefits will go a lot further. That means you can complete your education with little to no out-of-pocket costs.

Tuition Reimbursement

You may qualify for tuition reimbursement from your employer under the Employee Education Assistance Act, IRS Code, Section 127. Check with your human resources department or supervisor to see if you are eligible.


No one is turned down for the Monthly Payment Plans. However, Lakewood University does perform credit checks for all monthly payment applicants.

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