What is Information Technology?
The IT certificate prepares students to learn the fundamentals of object-oriented programming using an industry-standard programming language as well as the fundamentals of database design and systems administration. Students will have the option to choose an IT elective from a range of IT areas such as web design and development, database administration and networking, to further their technical skills.
This program is open to all students with a high school diploma or GED and the desire to succeed in college. Although admission is open, students accepted into the program must meet the academic standards of the program to advance to upper levels of study.
To succeed in IT, you must think logically and pay close attention to detail. The job calls for patience, persistence, and the ability to work on exacting analytical work, especially under pressure. Ingenuity and creativity are particularly important. The ability to work with abstract concepts and to do technical analysis is especially important. Because you are expected to work in teams and interact directly with computer users, you must able to communicate well with non-technical personnel.
With an information technology certificate, you may pursue the following employment opportunities:
- operating systems specialist
- software applications specialist
- software/application support
- database software technician
The following information is provided to you per U.S. Department of Education regulations:
The Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code for this occupation is 15-1021. The informational profile for this occupation is at http://online.onetcenter.org.
Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010, require institutions to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE programs). View this program’s most recent disclosure information including program costs, median loan debt at program completion, normal time to completion and normal time to completion rates, and job placement rate (if reported) at http://www.ucclermont.edu/content/dam/clermont/gainful-employment/information-technology-new/Information%20Technology%20(2).html.
The UC Clermont campus is on 92 wooded acres located in Batavia, Ohio, in the heart of Clermont County. We are relatively small and our faculty-to-student ratio is low. You will find small class size and personal interaction with your instructors create the ideal learning environment. Parking is convenient and at no additional charge. Plus, our tuition is the lowest of the UC colleges.
Studies are oriented toward business settings and solutions to business problems.
You will learn the latest visual productivity software. You will also learn to use top-down program design with structured techniques—the industry standard for problem solving, and the way to best prepare you for a future of growth.
State-of-the-art computer laboratories and software provide an ideal setting for learning.
For specific deadline information, visit the Admissions webpage.
4200 Clermont College Drive
Batavia, OH 45103
Program Code: 34CRT-IT-C1