Associate of Applied Business in Computer Technology | Kent State University

Associate of Applied Business in Computer Technology

Employment in the ever-changing field of computer technology has steadily increased. With continued rapid improvements in all phases of computer technology, computer-based information processing has been integrated into virtually every facet of life.

Consequently, employment opportunities in the field are expected to continue increasing into the twenty-first century.

The associate degree in Computer Technology provides students with a broad range of practical computer skills emphasizing microcomputer and network operating systems management, database design, programming and implementation, software system design and development, and integration of off-the-shelf software applications.

There is also an emphasis on communication and interpersonal skills, with related courses in accounting, business, communication, and selected liberal arts courses.

An Associate of Applied Business degree in Computer Technology will prepare you for a career as a programmer, systems analyst, data base administrator, data processing manager, or applications specialist in various industries including: data processing service organizations, government agencies, banks and insurance companies, colleges and universities, hospitals, manufacturing firms, network administration, computer consulting firms, and small businesses.