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Accelerated A.S. (Associate in Science) in Computer Information Technology

About the Program

In just one year, you can earn your associate in science in computer information technology. In this high-tech degree program, you'll learn to troubleshoot software, hardware, and network problems. It's an ideal program for creative problem-solvers who love to work with technology.

The associate in science in computer information technology prepares you the following careers:

  • Computer systems administrator
  • Computer support specialist
  • Desktop publisher
  • Computer operator
  • And more 

Advantage of the Degree

This intensive, face-to-face program allows you to attend college full-time and finish a two-year degree in just one year. Designed for goal-oriented students, the accelerated associate in science in computer information technology is the fastest way to earn your associate's degree. This is also excellent preparation for industry certifications, such as the CompTIA A+, Network+, Microsoft MCITP Support Tech and Cisco Systems CCNA.

Skills You Will Learn

  • Word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics and database skills
  • Microcomputer operating systems, hardware
  • Web page design
  • Computer networking
  • Help desk and end-user support

Classes You Will Take



General Education Requirements (15 credits)
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENC1101 English Composition 1 3 credits
SPC1017  Fundamentals of Speech 3 credits
PHI2604  Critical Thinking/Ethics 3 credits
CLP1006 Psychology of Personal Effect 3 credits
MAC1105 College Algebra 3 credits
Electives (48 credits)
Course Course Title Credit Hours
CGS1060 Intro to Microcomputers 4 credits
CGS1560 A+ Comp. Operating Systems 4 credits
CGS2108 Adv. Desktop Applications 4 credits
CTS1131 A+ Comp. Essentials/Support 4 credits
CTS1650 Networking Fundamentals 4 credits
CTS1651 Cisco Router Technology 4 credits
CTS1800  Intro to Web Page Dev. 4 credits
CTS2652 Cisco Adv. Router Technology 4 credits
CTS2653 Cisco Project-Based learning 4 credits
CTS1328 Supporting Microsoft Clients 4 credits
CTS2153 Supporting Windows User/App 4 credits
CTS2154 IT Help Desk Support 4 credits

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
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