The School of Information Technology

Information Technology

Earn your Associates Degree in Information Technology in as little as 15 months!

Start your new career in Information Technology today!

Platt College’s Information Technology Associates Degree helps you build the skills you need to start an exciting new career.

Information Technology
About the Program


Platt College’s Information Technology Associate's Degree helps you build the skills you need to start an exciting new career.

The Information Technology program is intended to provide useful job skills for graduates seeking an entry-level position in technology infrastructure design, implementation, support, or maintenance. To that end, the curriculum is broadly focused on two main areas: personal computer fundamentals (hardware, software, and operating systems), networks (hardware, software, administration, security, and implementation) The intent is to provide graduates with a solid grasp of information technology fundamentals as well as preparing them to contribute immediately in technical tasks such as: personal computer setup, maintenance, administration, and repair, and network implementation, administration, daily operations, security, and programming.



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Platt College’s Information Technology program curriculum prepares the student to gain entry-level employment as an Information Technology professional and combines classroom learning with opportunities to apply theory to common real-world situations through group projects and case studies. Emphasis is also placed on developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as the communication of technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.


Information Technology • Curriculum

Students in the Information Technology program typically do the following:

• Installing and maintaining industry-relevant operating systems such as Cisco Network and Microsoft Systems
• Administering server environments
• Troubleshooting hardware and software
• Performing administrative functions in an information technology environment

Upon successful completion of Platt College’s Information Technology program, you can expect to qualify for entry-level IT related positions in a variety of industries.

Except as expressly provided in California Education Code Section 94898, Platt College reserves the right to modify policies, course schedules, curricula or courses within reason due to exigent circumstances, program upgrades and/or content changes, and to cancel programs of study, modes of delivery, upcoming start dates or individual courses as it deems necessary. If a course or program is canceled, the school may schedule course completion at a later date or refund all monies paid for the canceled course or program if the student does not wish to continue with the program at the later date. All Platt College programs are not available at all locations, please see an Admissions Representative for more information on specific enrollment information.


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