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Complete Guide to an Online Information Technology Degree

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Information technology and computer science is one of the fastest-growing career areas. Guide to Online Schools lists 242 programs in the many areas of IT, available through 35 schools. Student reviewers have logged their experiences in these colleges and given an average recommendation rating of 62 percent across the schools listed here. Tuition at these programs ranges from $4,020 to $44,463.

Certificate Associate Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Annual Tuition Certificate $14,799 Associate $15,422 Bachelor's $15,215 Master's $14,523 Doctorate $11,573
Annual Earnings (mid-career) -- -- Bachelor's $66,235 Master's $91,395 Doctorate $89,299

Associate programs in computer science can prepare you for entry-level jobs in the industry. These degrees are available in areas like application development, networking, Web design, and general information systems. Many organizations prefer applicants with bachelor's degrees in IT and computer science, as these programs cover a variety of topics like computer programming, information security, and network administration. Depending on their degree focus, bachelor's graduates can become software developers, network and systems administrators, Web developers, information security specialists, and more. A master's degree in IT is a great option for people who want to become managers in technical firms. The IT and computer science doctorate is appropriate for becoming a research and development scientist or a professor at the college level.

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