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Technology*

Point’s information technology program prepares students to glorify God through Christ-centered ethical leadership and vocational excellence in the IT field, with an emphasis on networks, security, web development, project and data management, and network administration.

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Associate of Science (AS)

The Associate of Science in Information Technology (IT) equips students with a broad grounding in the Liberal Arts, along with a foundational working knowledge of computer systems and devices, networks, operating systems, IT support, troubleshooting, and security. The A.S. program is specifically designed to prepare students to earn two highly respected professional certifications from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)—namely, CompTIA Linux and CompTIA A+.

Program Goals
The A.S. in Information Technology builds on the mission and goals of Point University to attain Point’s general education competencies and accomplish the following program goals and student learning objectives:

Equip students with essential habits and skills for lifelong learning and success.
Equip students to apply basic content, principles, and methodologies of the primary areas of knowledge, including the Humanities, Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics.
Equip students with a foundation in biblical theology and worldview issues.
Equip students with foundational knowledge and skills in information technology.
Equip students to apply basic principles and methods for information technology support, including legal and ethical standards for IT professionals.
Equip students to utilize functions and components of a desktop personal computing device.

Courses Offered

Listed below are some of the courses offered through our Associate of Science in Information Technology:

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Information Technology Applications
  • Information Technology Operating Systems
  • Technical Writing

Career Paths

  • IT helpdesk representative
  • IT support technician
  • Field or service technician

Bachelor of Science (BS)

The Information Technology (IT) Major with a Concentration in Network Administration offers students a broad foundation in networks, security, web development, project and data management, and network administration. The B.S. program is specifically designed to prepare students to earn seven highly respected professional certifications from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and from Microsoft—namely, CompTIA Linux, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Project+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, MCSA Installing & Configuring Windows Server, and MCSA Administering Windows Server.

Program Goals

The B.S. in Information Technology builds on the mission and goals of Point University to attain Point’s general education competencies and accomplish the following program goals and student learning objectives:

Equip students with foundational knowledge and skills in information technology.
Equip students to apply basic principles and methods for information technology support, including legal and ethical standards for IT professionals.
Equip graduates with the knowledge they need to troubleshoot and integrate best practices in business enterprises.
Equip students with fundamental knowledge of computer networks and troubleshooting.
Equip students with basic knowledge of website development and hosting.
Equip students to apply security protocols and procedures to computer networks.
Equip students to develop information technology management and business management strategies.
Equip students to apply basic programming knowledge and data management skills.

Courses Offered

Listed below are some of the courses offered through our Bachelor of Science in Information Technology:

  • Server Administration
  • Network Management
  • Programming
  • Network Security applications
  • Website Development

Potential Career Paths

  • IT consultant
  • IT administrator
  • IT helpdesk representative
  • IT support technician
  • Field or service technician

Online Learning

Point University offers the applied ministry program in fully-online format.  Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.

At Point University you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Learning more about our online programs is easy, simply fill out the form above to request free information. Discover your place in the Point family today!