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Our online Information Technology program can help up-and-coming professionals land a position in either the public or private sector as a network administrator, computer user support specialist, information security analyst, and many other entry-level IT jobs.

At a Glance

  • Students have the choice of earning one or more Certificates or an Associate of Science degree

  • Certificates earned in as little as 20 weeks

  • Conveniently available online.

  • Affordable tuition, learn more now.

About the Program

Online IT Certificates

If you want to start your IT career fast, SJVC offers a variety of 20-, 25- and 30-week certificate choices:

20-Week Options – IT Certificate

Three certificate options and associated certifications offered during a 20-week program include:

  1. Computer Support
    CompTIA® A+ Certification
  2. Networking
    CompTIA® Network+ Certification
  3. Security
    CompTIA® Security+ Certification

25-Week Options – IT Certificate

Two certificate options and associated certifications offered during a 25-week program include:

  1. Networking Support
    CompTIA® A+ Certification
    CompTIA® Network+ Certification
  2. Security Support
    CompTIA® A+ Certification
    CompTIA® Security+ Certification

30-Week Options – IT Certificate

Four certificate options and associated certifications offered during a 30-week program include:

  1. Computer Support, Networking and Security
    CompTIA® A+ Certification
    CompTIA® Network + Certification
    CompTIA® Security + Certification
  2. Computer Support and Networking
    CompTIA® A+ Certification
    CompTIA® Network + Certification
  3. Networking and Security
    CompTIA® Network + Certification
    CompTIA® Security + Certification

Computer Support and Security
CompTIA® A+ Certification
CompTIA® Security + Certification

Online Associate’s Degree in Information Technology

Continuing education in IT can pave the way for better job opportunities and career advancement within the field, and the Associate of Science in Information Technology is the first step. Students who wish to earn an A.S. complete a 60-week (as few as 14 months) program.

Graduates of SJVC’s online information technology degree are prepared to earn the following certifications:

  • CompTIA® A+ certification
  • CompTIA® Network + certification
  • CompTIA® Security + certification

A.S. Degree students also complete coursework in:

  • Windows Server Installation & Configuration
  • Windows Server Administration
  • General Education

Career Opportunities

Earning a Certificate or an information technology degree can open the door to a large number of jobs in the fields of networking, IT security, and more. Depending on a student’s chosen program credential level, SJVC’s online Information Technology program can prepare graduates for the following IT careers:

Job Title Median Annual Wage, May 2018 Job Growth, 2018-2028
Network and Computer Systems Administrator $82,0503 +5 percent3
Computer Support Specialist $53,4704 +10 percent4
Information Security Analyst $98,3505 +32 percent5

SJVC’s online IT program offers you the convenience and flexibility of earning a certificate or degree at your own pace, on your own time, whenever and wherever it is most convenient for you. Take the next step toward an IT career without putting your life on hold. Request more information online or call us toll-free at (855) 667 9557 to speak with admissions about the online Information Technology program.

Admissions Requirements

To be considered for SJVC’s Online IT program, students must have:

  • a High School diploma or the equivalent
  • a Wonderlic SLE assessment score of 18 or higher

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Cost & Financial Aid

Education is the most important investment you can make in your future. There is a financial plan available for everyone, including a broad range of financial assistance options. Visit SJVC’s Net Price Calculator to get personalized information on college costs and financial aid. Check out SJVC’s Consumer Information to learn about program costs by campus and credential level. You can also talk to an Admissions Representative to discuss the costs of the information technology degree program, and schedule an appointment with an experienced financial aid officer.

Accreditation & Approvals

Institutional Accreditation

San Joaquin Valley College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at www.accjc.org.

State Approvals

CALIFORNIA

SJVC is a private institution and is approved to operate as an accredited institution by the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). Approval to operate means that SJVC has been found in compliance with the standards set forth in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Title 5, Division 7.5, – Private Postsecondary Education of the California Code of Regulations. As a prospective student, you are encouraged to review this catalog prior to signing an enrollment agreement. You are also encouraged to review the School Performance Fact Sheet, which must be provided to you prior to signing an enrollment agreement.

A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling (888) 370-7589 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the Bureau’s internet website (www.bppe.ca.gov).

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