Degree Overview

The Computer Information Technology, Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree prepares students to succeed and thrive in the information technologies workforce. By developing knowledge and skills in software, hardware, networking and programming, students are prepared to troubleshoot problems, analyze opportunities, develop multiple solution strategies, and communicate effectively with people about computers. Technical certificates allow students to specialize in specific information technology roles such as help desk, IT analysis, and digital forensics.

Included Certificates:

Program Manager

Chris Sargent Email: SargentC@LSSC.EDU

Chris Sargent (MS in information technologies, MBA) joined LSSC in 2013. Chris started his IT career at Middlebury College as a lab manager and helpdesk support technician. He later worked for the USDA in tech support for 14 years and then the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Chris enjoys his free time attending his two step-sons’ travel soccer club games and spending time at the beach or kayaking with his fiancé.

Degree Snapshot

  • Total Program Credit Hours: 60
  • Offered Fully Online: No
  • Offered Partially Online: Yes
  • Program Base Camp: South Lake
  • Typical Starting Positions: Computer Repair Technician, Help Desk Specialist, Technical Support Specialist
  • Starting Salary: $21.72/ hr. Data Source                                                               
  • Job Growth in Area through 2026: 17% Data Source