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Information technology (IT) is one of the most popular and fastest-growing career fields. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow “faster than the average for all occupations” with about 546,200 new jobs expected from 2018 to 2028.¹ For aspiring IT professionals, San Joaquin Valley College’s online IT program can provide the first step toward a career in this field.
Students enrolled in our online IT program have the choice of earning one or more Certificates, or an Associate of Science degree. These outcomes 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.
If you want to start your IT career fast, SJVC offers a variety of 20-, 25- and 30-week certificate choices:
Three certificate options and associated certifications offered during a 20-week program include:
Two certificate options and associated certifications offered during a 25-week program include:
Four certificate options and associated certifications offered during a 30-week program include:
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 Associate of Science in IT are prepared to earn the following certifications:
A.S. Degree students also complete coursework in:
Earning a Certificate or an Associate of Science in Information Technology 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:
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.
To be considered for SJVC’s Online IT program, students must have:
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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.
Questions or requests to review documents pertaining to accreditation should be directed to:
Crystal G. VanderTuig, Accreditation Liaison Officer San Joaquin Valley College 3828 West Caldwell Avenue, Visalia, CA 93277 (559) 734-9000 Crystal.VanderTuig@sjvc.edu
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