Instructors must possess an academic degree relevant to what they are teaching and at least one level above the level at which they teach, except in programs for terminal degrees or when equivalent experience is established.
If a faculty member holds a master’s degree or higher in a discipline or subfield other than that in which he or she is teaching, that faculty member must have completed a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline or subfield in which they teach. Instructors teaching in graduate programs should hold the terminal degree determined by the discipline and have a record of research, scholarship, or achievement appropriate for the graduate program.
The Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology program is designed to prepare you with the general education, applied knowledge, technical skills, and communication skills to pursue a wide range of entry-level positions in the information technology field including the areas of general IT, programming and software development, and networking. Courses help you develop the foundational skills to install and maintain computer networks, troubleshoot hardware and software problems, manage databases, and develop web pages.
The Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology offers several concentration options that allow you to focus your electives. While selection of a concentration is optional, you are encouraged to consider a concentration in order to personalize your degree and align your studies with your individual career interests.
The Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology program consists of a minimum of 90 quarter credit hours. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded an associate of applied science degree.
Purdue Global's Admissions Requirements may be viewed at the following link: www.purdueglobal.edu.
The deadlines are dependent upon which Track (A, B, or C) and term the student chooses to start. Academic Calendars are posted online at www.purdueglobal.edu.