In Vermont State University’s Information Technology A.S., you’ll get both the classroom and real-world experience you need to design, build, and deploy dynamic software systems; scalable and secure data networks; and telecommunication infrastructures. Our students develop the technical savvy necessary to effectively interact with software developers at a detailed level while recognizing the big-picture business viewpoint and how to communicate effectively with the rest of an organization.
When you pursue an associate degree, you will graduate ready to contribute as a member of a technology team and will be knowledgeable about web design and systems, systems administration, and have built a programming skills foundation. Graduates of this program are prepared to understand the organization and technology of computers, databases, networking, and other information technologies. Students are introduced to the breadth of technologies and to the basics of the business world.
Because of the broad technological background this program provides, you will be well-prepared to enter new technical areas as the field expands and evolves.
We understand that the cost and value of your education is important to you. That’s why we’re committed to being one of the most affordable colleges in Vermont and why more than 80% of our students receive aid. We're here to help you fit this program into your unique financial picture. Contact this program's Admissions Counselor any time to discuss what types of financial aid are right for you.
Combined with scholarships and aid, a Vermont State education is within reach for students from all financial backgrounds. Speak with our Admissions Counselor to estimate what your true out-of-pocket costs might be for this program.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition for Information Technology, A.S.
$9,984 Full Time Annual
$19,992 Full Time Annual
Total Mandatory Fees
Undergraduate (In-Person / In-Person Plus)
$1,416 Full Time Annual
Housing and Food
$7,830 Full Time Annual
For complete information on tuition and fees across all programs and locations, as well as indirect costs of attendance, visit the complete tuition and fees page.
Why Study Information Technology at Vermont State?
Career Opportunities: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts over 42,000 annual job openings and an expected 11% growth through 2030.
Preparation: Our graduates have excellent career success, with the vast majority finding employment or continuing their education within six months of graduation.
Hands-on Learning: In our cutting-edge labs, you’ll develop your skills as you design, build, and deploy dynamic software systems and secure data networks.
Expert Faculty: Learn from our expert faculty, who bring real-world experience from the military, Fortune 500 companies, and their own startups.
What You’ll Learn
We’ll help you master the basics of programming and system maintenance. By the end of the program, you’ll be able to:
Understand fundamental programming concepts and write simple programs to help maintain systems
Develop and maintain static and simple dynamic web pages, including those connected to databases
Install, monitor, and maintain simple computer networks
Administer systems to provide shared services, including those that employ UNIX-based operating systems
Understand the historical and social context of information technology