Information Technology

Program Type
Certificate, Degree
In-person, Online
Grant, Scholarship


The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and/or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

Program Options

Information Systems

Information Systems certificate or degree focuses on technology, data, and business processes. It prepares students to manage, analyze, and utilize information effectively for organizational decision-making and success.

  • Degree (65-66 credit hours)
  • Certificate (12 credit hours)

Systems Security

Systems security is all about protecting computer systems and networks from cyber threats. The program covers topics like cryptography, network security, ethical hacking, and risk management, preparing graduates for careers as cybersecurity analysts, information security managers, or penetration testers.

  • Degree (65-66 credit hours)
  • Certificate (12 credit hours)


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Help Paying for School

Students enrolling in for-credit curriculum courses can apply for multiple forms of financial assistance to help pay for school including Federal Student Aid and SCC Foundation Scholarships.

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