Computer Software Specialist Technology Associate's Degree Overview
Graduates of the computer software specialist degree program are knowledgeable of the most important software packages used in today’s workplace. Along with the ability to produce professional spreadsheets, databases, documents, and presentations, students will gain important communication and decision-making skills. The skills acquired in this program are very marketable in the workplace.
UT's computer software specialist majors have access to outstanding resources, including prominent software programs, computers, scanners and printers. They have the opportunity to become technologically proficient in all areas of computer applications. In addition, our faculty members are professionally certified and have worked in a variety of workplace environments.
College of Business and Innovation Highlights
- High-touch, high-tech environment - Students study and practice with the tools, software and situations they'll encounter in the business world thru fully equipped learning labs.
- Internships - More than 85 percent of students do an internship. Through our connections and placement support, we help students secure a position in town or across the country.
- High placement rate - About 80 percent of our students find jobs after graduation; this has remained consistent, even with the economic downturn.
- New facilities - Our new Savage & Associates Complex for Business Learning and Engagement opened in 2009 and our Stranahan Hall was completely renovated in 2011. Our students learn in some of the newest and most innovative spaces on campus.
- Our sales program is ranked top in the country - Bottom line: if you want to get into sales, the UT College of Business and Innovation is where you should go to get your degree.
- We offer many major-minor combinations - We offer bachelor's degrees in 13 different areas of business, with a major and minor in each for students to mix and match.
Career opportunities for software experts exist in almost every type of business or industry including such fields as medicine, education, technical areas, entertainment and government. New opportunities are arising in Web-based areas, as well as the production of printed materials.
This degree can be completed 100 percent online, in addition to the traditional classroom setting. Minimum computer skills are advised for online distance-learning courses, such as Internet navigation, e-mail and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Computer Software Specialist Technology Associate's Degree Curriculum