Computer and information technology is designed to prepare students for employment in the fields of cyber security, networking, software design, data collection and manipulation, web applications, and programming and database. Within many of our courses the students have opportunities to receive industry certifications. Courses are taught with an applied approach giving our students opportunities to learn from practice exercises. Virginia Western offers opportunities for students interested in transferable computer science degrees or information technology degrees prepare them for employment.
Associate of Applied Science Degrees ⓘAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) programs are designed to prepare students to directly enter the workforce. Some programs may be able to transfer to four-year institutions with which we have agreements.
|Information Systems Technology (IST)|
|IST: Database & Program Developer (available online)|
|IST: Network & Security Administration (Available online Fall 2019)|
|IST: Web Programmer|
Associate of Science Degrees ⓘAssociate of Science (AS) and Associate of Arts (AA) programs are designed to transfer to a four-year institution.
|Engineering: Computer Science|
|Science: Computer Science|
Career Studies Certificates ⓘA Career Studies Certificate is a program of study of less than one year in length in an occupational area.
|Cyber Security (Available online Fall 2019)|
|CISCO™ CCNA™ Networking (available online)|
|Database & Program Developer (available online)|
|Desktop Support Technician (Available online Fall 2019)|
|Network & Security Administration (available online)|
Professional Development/Personal Enrichment
|Microsoft Office Classes|