Information technology (IT) powers the knowledge-based economy and the university enables students to learn the expertise to harness it. As a leader in online education, the university offers an impressive portfolio of career-relevant IT degrees.
Each associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree at the university is designed for professionals seeking to keep pace with the rapidly changing industry and to achieve their ongoing professional development objectives. As a leader in online education, the university draws IT professionals from a myriad of private industry and government agencies, and consults with industry advisory councils to ensure the curriculum reflects emerging IT trends.
Whether you're passion is in cyber security, applications development, data forensics, enterprise systems development, mobile or cloud computing, Web publishing or program management, the university continually assess and offers new degrees to address student needs in a rapidly changing marketplace. Many of the degree programs offer opportunities for students to prepare and test for certifications and to focus their education in IT concentrations that relate to their development needs. In addition, the IT online degree program is interdisciplinary and students have the opportunity to enhance their degree with certificate programs that bridge additional skills gaps.
The university's online IT degrees are popular choices for working professionals who prefer to learn in an online, asynchronous environment, which allows them to fit a quality degree into their busy lives. Students interact with expert practitioners. Many are IT leaders who understand not only how systems function, but also how to implement theories, practices, and means for developing, implementing, and optimizing applications and systems.
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American Public University is a leading provider of affordable, quality online education offering more than 90 degree programs to learners everywhere. APU is ranked in the top 20% overall of online bachelor's degree programs by U.S. News & World Report (Source: U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Bachelors Programs, January 2016).
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