Computer Information Technology (AS)

At Vermont Tech, you'll get both the classroom and real-world experience you need to design, build, and deploy dynamic software systems; scalable and secure data networks; and telecommunication infrastructures. Our students develop the technical savvy necessary to effectively interact with software developers at a detailed level while recognizing the big-picture business viewpoint and how to communicate effectively with the rest of an organization.

Students who pursue an associate degree graduate ready to contribute as members of a technology team and are knowledgeable about web design and systems, systems administration, and have built a programming skills foundation. Graduates of this program are prepared to understand the organization and technology of computers, databases, networking, and other information technologies. Students are introduced to the breadth of technologies and to the basics of the business world.

Because of the broad technological background this program provides, students are well-prepared to enter new technical areas as the field expands and evolves.

A student with an Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate fluency in multiple programming languages
  2. Develop and manage complete websites
  3. Understand the design and implementation of computer networking
  4. Understand basic principles for developing and deploying high quality software systems
  5. Manage systems, including UNIX-based computers
  6. Demonstrate a solid background in business processes
  7. Understand the historical and social context of information technology

Careers in Computer Information Technology

Placement Rate
100%
Vermont Tech
VS
%
National

Vermont Tech data: 6 Month Outcome Survey, Class of 2018. National Data: National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) First Destinations for the College Class of 2017 (December 2017)

Job Projections
National Avg.
Computer & Information Tech occupations
Job projections

THAT TRANSLATES INTO

546,200

JOB OPENINGS BETWEEN 2018-2028


Projected Employment Growth for Computer & Information Technology Occupations, 2018-2028 (source: BLS) National data: Job openings for all occupations (source: BLS)


Median Pay
$0
$0
National

2018 Median Pay (Computer & IT Occupations) vs. National Median for All occupations (2018), Source: BLS

 

Vermont Tech data: 6 Month Outcome Survey, Class of '12-'18
  • Barre Supervisory Union Berkeley Communications
  • Colchester School District Datamann, Inc.
  • UVM Medical Center Herbal Adventures
  • Intralot, Inc. Northern Vermont University
  • PBM Nutritionals Physician's Computer Company
  • Red River Computer Co. Sovernet Communications
  • Staples Technology Seed, LLC
  • Trapp Family Lodge Union Mutual Insurance of VT
  • Vermont Country Store Vermont Public Radio
  • Vermont State Employees Credit Union
  • Vermont Systems Inc. Vertek Corporation
  • Tech Support Front End Developer
  • IT Help Center Network Administrator
  • Customer and Technical Support Technician
  • Systems Engineer Asst. Network Administrator
  • System Administrator Managed Services Technician
  • Network Monitor Technical Associate
  • Computer Technician Analyst/Programmer
  • Technology Support Technician Desktop Support
  • Network Administrator Technical Support Specialist
  • IT Helpdesk Specialist

News & Events

16Jan
Vermont Tech is pleased to announce the 2nd annual Choose Vermont Scholarship program has launched! The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation and 13 Vermont colleges and universities, including Vermont Tech, are partnering in the 2020 Choose... Read More
19Dec
Vermont Tech's Future is Strong, Says Moulton The Herald of Randolph by Zoe Newmarco Vermont Technical College President Pat Moulton’s goals for the Randolph Center campus raised eyebrows, when a WCAX report quoted her as planning to “shrink” VTC’s footprint in Randolph Center while... Read More
16Dec
On the heels of its national ranking in the 96th percentile for return on investment, Vermont Tech is pleased to announce that the Class of 2019 achieved a 99% placement rate as demonstrated in the 6-Month Outcomes Survey. The college ranks first in the state for return on investment, according... Read More

Alumni

Allison Miller

  • Software Developer, Logic Supply, South Burlington, Vermont
  • Graduated with a B.S. in Software Engineering, 2010

Faculty

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