Technology is at the heart of every business. From grassroots startups to multinational corporations, IT informs the ways organizations operate and collaborate. The Associate of Science in Information Technologies at Southern New Hampshire University will help you gain a fundamental understanding of technology’s role in the workplace and grow the skills you need to enter the field.
You'll learn to solve fundamental information technology problems and identify current and emerging tools to meet both technical specs and organizational goals.
Why earn an information technologies degree at SNHU?
By completing SNHU's IT associate degree online, you’ll gain the technical skills you need to qualify for a variety of entry-level IT roles.
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Our Associate of Science in Information Technologies will help equip you with the technical knowledge and critical-thinking skills you need for a career in information technology. The IT associate degree online program aligns with the course requirements for SNHU’s BS in Information Technologies, allowing you to easily carry over all 60 credits of your associate degree into a bachelor’s.
Upon completion of the associate degree, you will be able to:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your associate in IT at SNHU include:
Transfer-friendly enrollment. Transfer up to 45 credits toward an associate degree
With the IT associate degree online from SNHU, you'll be qualified to pursue or advance your career in a wide array of entry-level jobs, including systems administrator, IT specialist, computer operator and technical support specialist. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates fast growth in employment of computer support specialists, with projections of 11% growth through 2026.*
Students enrolled in the information technology associate degree program benefit from an IT curriculum that offers a comprehensive general computing education – but it’s more than that, too. Woven throughout the program are courses and concepts that emphasize non-technical skills essential to success, such as communication in a STEM setting and project management. All courses are taught by knowledgeable faculty with years of real-world, hands-on experience.
Windows 7* or newer
Note: If your computer runs on Windows 7, see the information regarding Windows 7 End of Life below
CD/DVD drive. External hard drive. Extra power cord. Headphones/earbuds
*Windows 7 End of Life Statement for Students
Effective Jan. 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer support Windows 7. What does this mean for you?
As part of the continuing evolution of computer systems, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates for Windows 7. Keeping your computer current with security updates helps your computer run better and protect your information. Since Microsoft will no longer release updates, the information on your computer will be more vulnerable and your computer may not function as well.
We strongly recommend you update to Windows 10 at your earliest convenience. You can upgrade to Windows 10 for free.
Have questions? Contact the ITS help desk via the service portal or by phone at 1.855.877.9919. Technical support is available 24/7.
Total Credits: 60
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.