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Information Systems Technology

Power up or reboot a high-paying career in IT

No matter the field you work in—business, health care, government—a certification, or a combination of certifications, validates your skills and knowledge. At Tidewater Community College, you’ll learn from industry professionals who can give you the real-world experience you need to stay in step with today’s workplace. Much of the classroom instruction takes place in high-tech labs and covers both Apple’s OS X operating system along with Microsoft Windows.

Semesters:
4
Credits:
66-67
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Locations:
Virginia Beach Campus
Associate of Applied Science - Specialization in Database Specialist

Dive into database management with an Oracle certified program that teaches you to design, implement, maintain, and troubleshoot relational databases.

Semesters:
4
Credits:
66
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Locations:
Virginia Beach Campus
Associate of Applied Science - Specialization in Geographic Information Systems

Learn the skills necessary to visualize, analyze, and model GIS systems to help in the planning and decision-making processes of a business organization.

Semesters:
4
Credits:
66-67
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Locations:
Virginia Beach Campus
Associate of Applied Science - Specialization in Network Administration

Build a strong foundation in network administration across network operating systems, such as Windows, Unix and Linux.

Semesters:
4
Credits:
66-67
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Locations:
Virginia Beach Campus
Associate of Applied Science - Specialization in Network Infrastructure Specialist

Train to install and configure a network as well as optimize Wide Area Networks (WANs) through Internet access solutions.

Semesters:
4
Credits:
67
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Locations:
Virginia Beach Campus
Associate of Applied Science - Specialization in Programming & Mobile Applications Development

Start a career as an entry-level programmer! Learn to design, code, debug and document your programs, as well as develop web-based application programs.

Semesters:
4
Credits:
67
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Locations:
Virginia Beach Campus
Associate of Applied Science - Specialization in Web Development Specialist

Earn as many as five national certifications to help you advance your career as a web developer.

Semesters:
3
Credits:
34-35
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Locations:
Chesapeake Campus, Virginia Beach Campus
Certificate - Information Systems Technology

In just three semesters, you’ll gain expertise in several key areas including, operating systems, networking, hardware,
troubleshooting, software design, and more!

Additional Program Information:

Globally-recognized credentials can be the key to your IT career path. With just a few courses at TCC, you’ll be ready for manufacturer-specific exams from companies like Microsoft, Oracle, CompTIA, VMware, and more! Learn more about IT certifications.

Is this program for you?

Yes, if you:
  • are detail-oriented
  • enjoy working with computers
  • have an aptitude for science and math