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The Anoka Technical College Information Technology associate in applied science (AAS) degree is a 72-credit program designed to prepare graduates to successfully compete for high-paying, rewarding careers in IT fields with the highest demand, both today and in the future.

The program requirements were determined through consultation with employers, those working in the industry, technical training professionals, and those currently seeking training and retraining for IT careers.

Health care, transportation and warehousing, public administration and education industries all posted double-digit increases in IT hiring between 2019  and 2029, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Minnesota pro­jects that computer worker hires in the state will grow twice as fast by 2029.

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Anoka Tech's IT curriculum offers more than 90 courses and degree or diploma options in the following career concentration areas:

Program Details

The Anoka Technical College Information Technology associate in applied science (AAS) degree is a 72-credit program designed to prepare graduates to successfully compete for high-paying, rewarding careers in IT fields with the highest demand, both today and in the future.

The program requirements were determined through consultation with employers, those working in the industry, technical training professionals, and those currently seeking training and retraining for IT careers.

Anoka Tech's IT curriculum offers more than 90 courses in the following career concentration areas:

Graduates are encouraged to take advantage of corporate recruitment and IT recruiting firms. Internships and work study positions are also available. IT graduates are highly employable; in many cases even before graduation.

The unique IT program at Anoka Technical College allows technical specialization in one concentration, while the common core courses and required electives build the broad IT foundation needed to understand the terminology and methodologies of other IT specialties in the workplace.

Anoka Technical College Information Technology graduates will be specialists in their area of emphasis and will also have a broad base of foundational knowledge from the common core courses that span the seven emphasis areas. Professional standards, proper methodology and project management will be emphasized throughout the courses.

Wage information is available from the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

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Some courses in this program may require a prerequisite. Please see course descriptions for more details.

MnTC General Education Requirements

This program requires completion of the following twenty-two credits of general education from at least three goal areas of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).

Course Number Course Title Credits
 ENGL 2105  Business and Technical Writing (Goal 1&2) 4
 PHIL 1200  Technology, Ethics and Society (Goal 9) 3
 MnTC General Education Math course (Goal 4) 3
 MnTC Electives 5

Program Sequence

First Semester - Core Curriculum  15
 BDAT 1005  Data Analysis Fundamentals 2
 ITEC 1003  Network Fundamentals
2
 ITEC 1011  Programming Logic and Design 4
 ITEC 1016  Web Development Technologies
4
TLIT 1005  Technology Fundamentals 3

After completing the 15-credit core curriculum, IT students work with a faculty advisor to plan their course sequence to complete the IT AAS degree and have the option to select a career concentration area:

Faculty

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Tracy Hoffman
THoffman@anokatech.edu
Lisa Hubbard
Lisa Hubbard
LHubbard@anokatech.edu
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Jerry Kne
JKne@anokatech.edu
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Julie Myers
JMyers@anokatech.edu

Enrollment Services
EnrollmentServices@anokatech.edu
763-576-7710

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Students must earn a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher to be eligible for graduation from this program.

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Start Dates:

Fall semester: August
Spring semester: January

Multiple start options each semester.

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Enrollment Services
EnrollmentServices@anokatech.edu
763-576-7710

Lisa Hubbard
Lhubbard@anokatech.edu

Tracy Hoffman
THoffman@anokatech.edu

Jerry Kne
Jkne@anokatech.edu

Julie Myers
JMyers@anokatech.edu

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