Lakewood University

Associate’s of Science in Information Technology

Program Highlights
  • 2 Year Program
  • Accredited
  • Instructor Assistance
  • Your Own Success Coach
  • Books Included in Tuition
Overview
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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What You Receive
Career Outlook
Program Cost
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 Subject and Title

Prerequisite

Credit Hours

Semester One

LUO100

Lakewood University Orientation

 

0

NETF100

Networking Fundamentals

 

3

COMM100

Interpersonal Communication*

 

3

PJMG100

Project Management

 

3

ALG100

College Algebra*

 

3

Semester Two

ENG101

Introduction to English *

 

3

GOVT100

American Government*

 

3

CSA100

Computer Systems Architecture

 

3

DATA200

Fundamentals of Database

 

3

Semester Three

PSY100

Introduction to Psychology *

 

3

BIO100

Principles of Biology*

 

3

CLDF200

Cloud Fundamentals

 

3

MANA300

Managerial Accounting

 

3

Semester Four

ENVS100

Environmental Science*

 

3

STAT100

Statistics I*

 

3

PHL101

Introduction to Philosophy*

 

3

Choose Below

Major Elective

 

3

Semester Five

CSF200

Computer Security Fundamentals

 

3

SOCI100

Introduction to Sociology*

 

3

CALC100

Calculus I*

 

3

Choose Below

Major Elective

 

3

Total Credit Hours:          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
  • Textbooks and/or comprehensive online resources
  • Academic support by email, phone, or online
  • Personalized career guidance, including interview coaching
  • The option to celebrate your achievement and participate in our virtual graduation ceremony
Career Outlook

Computer and information systems managers will have more career opportunities as organizations upgrade their systems and switch to newer, faster, and more mobile networks. The work is challenging, respected, and well compensated. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Computer and Information Systems Managers earn a median salary of $135,800*.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Computer and Information Systems Managers (January 13, 2018).

Program Cost
Associate Degree Program Tuition- Full Time
Payment Plan Term Total Tuition Enroll

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 Plan Term Total Tuition Enroll

Payment Plan B – 3 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $1,325.00
(per semester)

Tuition=: $1,325.00

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- $75 for degree programs; $0 for vocational programs (first semester only)

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

Library Fee – $100 per degree semester; $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.

Qualifications

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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