Information Technology: Technical Support Technology Emphasis
Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

This major helps prepare students for a variety of technical careers providing hardware and software assistance to customers with Information Technology problems.

Program Specs

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About the curriculum

Classes

View the classes you will be attending in the College Catalog.

Special Purpose Labs

Our IT majors are supported by four special purpose computing labs (networking, IT security, GNU/Linux, and Mac OS), with advanced video cards and industry standard software packages. Our lab coordinator also maintains a Linux-based Apache Web server, an Oracle database server, and several GNU/Linux servers.

After graduation

List of jobs via the College Catalog.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, median annual wage for computer network support specialists was $59,090 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $34,930, and the top 10 percent earned more than $96,850.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 34,700 $30.90 $64,280
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 12,040 $30.77 $64,010
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9,620 $29.99 $62,390
Local Government (OES Designation) 6,260 $27.67 $57,550
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 6,140 $33.20 $69,050

*Statistics reported in May 2012

Internship Recommendation

Read more about the recommended internship.

Transfer Procedures

View general transfer procedures via the College Catalog.

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Tools, Uniforms & Supplies

A laptop/notebook computer is required for enrollment in all IT major courses CIT 160 and higher. Laptop specifications

Uniforms and tools are available for purchase through The College Store and Penn State Computer Store.

Clubs & Activities

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Student Chapter

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Gamers' Guild

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View the entire student organizations listing or Greek Life listing.

Information Technology Advisory Committee

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Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.

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