At UC Clermont, we offer a wide variety of associate degree programs. Some programs are intended for transition to UC Clifton or to other baccalaureate institutions, while others are career-oriented degrees leading directly to employment after graduation.
Majors & Programs
What is Information Technology?
The IT certificate prepares students to learn the fundamentals of object-oriented programming using an industry-standard programming language as well as the fundamentals of database design and systems administration. Students will have the option to choose an IT elective from a range of IT areas such as web design and development, database administration and networking, to further their technical skills.
To succeed in IT, you must think logically and pay close attention to detail. The job calls for patience, persistence, and the ability to work on exacting analytical work, especially under pressure. Ingenuity and creativity are particularly important. The ability to work with abstract concepts and to do technical analysis is especially important. Because you are expected to work in teams and interact directly with computer users, you must able to communicate well with non-technical personnel.
With an information technology certificate, you may pursue the following employment opportunities:
- operating systems specialist
- software applications specialist
- software/application support
- database software technician
The following information is provided to you per U.S. Department of Education regulations:
The Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code for this occupation is 15-1021. The informational profile for this occupation is at http://online.onetcenter.org.
Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010, require institutions to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE programs). View this program’s most recent disclosure information including program costs, median loan debt at program completion, normal time to completion and normal time to completion rates, and job placement rate (if reported) at http://www.ucclermont.edu/content/dam/clermont/gainful-employment/information-technology-new/Information%20Technology%20(2).html.
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Quality Management Elective
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UC Advantages and Special Opportunities
The UC Clermont campus is on 92 wooded acres located in Batavia, Ohio, in the heart of Clermont County. We are relatively small and our faculty-to-student ratio is low. You will find small class size and personal interaction with your instructors create the ideal learning environment. Parking is convenient and at no additional charge. Plus, our tuition is the lowest of the UC colleges.
Studies are oriented toward business settings and solutions to business problems.
You will learn the latest visual productivity software. You will also learn to use top-down program design with structured techniques—the industry standard for problem solving, and the way to best prepare you for a future of growth.
State-of-the-art computer laboratories and software provide an ideal setting for learning.
The Learning Center at UC Clermont provides free tutoring and online resources to help students get ahead and stay ahead in their classes.
Freshman Admission Requirements
This program is open to all students with a high school diploma or GED and the desire to succeed in college. Although admission is open, students accepted into the program must meet the academic standards of the program to advance to upper levels of study.
UC Clermont College is an open admission campus. Students may begin classes in any semester. Each semester has an application deadline of approximately four weeks before classes begin to allow for timely paperwork and financial aid processing. Students who apply after the deadline will be admitted to the next semester. For specific deadline information, call 513-732-5319 or visit ucclermont.edu/admissions/apply.
AccreditationThe University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Undergraduate Certificate Degree in Information Technology
Full-Time Program Duration
UC Clermont & UC East
4200 Clermont College Drive
Batavia, OH 45103
Phone: (513) 732-5319