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Associate of Science - Technology Studies

Individuals who have completed some postsecondary technical courses and are interested in earning a 2-year degree may want to consider Herzing University's Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science in Technology Studies program. Read on for to see more about this 2-year associate's degree progra

Official Program Name:

Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science in Technology Studies

School Offering Program:

Herzing University

Degree Level:

Associate's

Program Prerequisites:

Potential students of the Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science in Technology Studies program from Herzing University should have 34 semester hours of technology-related transfer credits. They might compensate for deficiencies by taking additional courses in technology. Good math and science skills are important. Applicants to Herzing University should have a high school diploma; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

Students who enroll this Herzing University's technology studies associate's degree program could expand their previous technology knowledge through courses that cover networking, computer security, troubleshooting, and more. They could be able to participate in laboratory and textbook exercises related to Microsoft MCSA, TCP / IP fundamentals, computer architecture, and routing and switching, and they could have the opportunity to learn to install server operating systems. The curriculum is designed to present information about the implementation of network protocols and cloud computing principles. The program ends with professional development courses during which students could be allowed to polish their job search skills and interview techniques. Depending on the campus, students could earn either an Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science degree.

Learning Format:

Online & On Campus

Program Length:

60 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Herzing University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for an Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science in Technology Studies

Students of Herzing University must earn 60 credits in the Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science in Technology Studies program. They can choose from 15 courses to get the 34 required technology major credits. They will need 24 general education credits. General education courses range from three to nine credit hours. Two personal and professional development credits are necessary; these two courses are worth one credit each. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Herzing University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Requirements (24 credits)

  • English Composition
  • Information Literacy
  • Speech
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Introduction to Humanities
  • College Algebra
  • Environmental Literacy
  • Psychology

Major Requirements (34 credits)

  • Students select from the following courses:
    • Computer Networks
    • Computer Architecture and Troubleshooting I
    • Computer Architecture and Troubleshooting II
    • Routers and Switches I
    • Routers and Switches II
    • Applied Routers and Switches
    • CompTIA A+ Competency Workshop
    • MCSA Competency Workshop
    • CCNA Competency Workshop
    • Cloud Computing
    • Network and Server Operating Systems
    • Network Infrastructure Administration
    • Routing and Switching Security II
    • Virtualization
    • Designing Network Security

Personal and Professional Development Requirements (2 credits)

  • Professional Development I
  • Professional Development II

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students interested in continuing their education and earning a 4-year degree could choose from a variety of programs in business or technology. Through such programs, graduates of this Associate and Associate of Applied Science in Technology Studies degree program could choose from programs such as:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Networking
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Technology Management

Career Paths:

Graduates of Herzing University's Associate and Associate of Applied Science in Technology Studies program could be prepared to pursue a variety of entry-level computer-related positions. Government offices, small businesses, and large organizations are potential places of employment opportunities. Students might be able to apply for positions such as:

  • Computer security specialist
  • Help desk representative
  • Network systems administrator
  • Computer systems administrator

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