Computer Management Associate Degree Programs

Find out which topics you'll study in a computer management associate's degree program. Learn about online degree programs and continuing education options, as well as careers in the field. Schools offering Industrial Technology Management degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

What Is a Computer Management Associate's Degree Program?

Associate's degree programs in computer management are often offered online and aim to integrate business and technology courses. In this program, you will learn how to manage both information systems and the individuals working with those systems. You can usually complete an associate's degree program in two years. During those two years, you will take courses and may also have internship opportunities. After completing your degree, you will be prepared to move on to a bachelor's degree program or look for employment in a technology-related field.

Length of ProgramTwo years
Online AvailabilityFully
Common CoursesComputer literacy, computer applications, database programming, system analysis, online security
Possible CareersComputer support specialist; with additional education, computer scientist, network administrator, database administrator, systems analyst

What Courses Will I Take?

Some of the classes that you take will focus on principles of computing and technology. Examples include:

  • Computer literacy
  • Computer applications
  • Database programming
  • Systems analysis
  • Online security

How Will My Degree Help Me?

Earning your degree will prepare you for a variety of futures. One option is to look for employment directly after graduation. With your associate's degree, you will be able to work in government, educational and business settings as a computer support specialist.

Alternatively, you can continue your education and move on to a bachelor's degree program and then graduate school. With further education, you will qualify for careers such as:

  • Computer scientist
  • Database administrators
  • Network administrator
  • Systems analysts

Can I Do It Online?

You may be able to earn your associate's degree online. Online programs offer several benefits over traditional on-campus programs. One advantage is that some online programs never require a campus visit, so you can complete your degree from a school distant from your home. Another advantage is that online courses are typically flexible in terms of when you can access online lectures, complete assignments and take tests. Online courses also typically provide forums where you can discuss class assignments and interesting topics with professors and other students.

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