Penn State Greater Allegheny’s Associate degree in Information Sciences & Technology (IST) is coded for students who enjoy problem solving. Students will develop an understanding on how programs are built, practical applications, and critical thinking.
What to Expect
With the Baccalaureate and Individualized options, students may be prepared to enter entry level positions in the broad disciplines of information, sciences and technology fields or complete the baccalaureate degree.
Students will take courses that focus on:
- Information, People and Technology
- Organization in Data
- Networking and Telecommunications
Graduates in the IST program can find an array of career opportunities that include, but not limited to:
- Application programmers
- Associate systems designers
- Network managers
- Web designers and administrators
- Information systems support specialists