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Associate of Science Applied Computing - online degree program

OVERVIEW

Propel yourself into the workforce with an Associate of Science in Applied Computing from the University of the Virgin Islands. As a graduate of this program , you will gain skills in basic office software, introductory programming , networking and everything needed to enter the professional world.

  • What will I learn in the Associate of Science –Applied Computing degree program? As a student you will learn how to create interactive web pages using HTML, XHTML CSS and Java Script as well as learn how to interpret writing programs.  You will also be exposed to programming using C++.
  • What careers can I pursue with my online Associate of Science –Applied Computing? Once you have completed the Associate of Science in Applied Computing, you will have the skills for a number of positions in the software and web development fields
  • How long is the Associate of Science in Applied Computing online degree program? The Associate of Science in Applied Computing online degree program from start to finish is designed to be completed in 24 months. However, it could take less time depending on how much transfer credit you receive and how many classes you take every term. The total program credit hours are 60.
  • How much will the online Associate of Science in Applied Computing degree program cost? The undergraduate rate is $434 per credit hour, no additional institutional fees. UVI also offers scholarships and financial aid for those who qualify.
  • WHEN CAN I START? Courses begin monthly, so we’re ready when you are. Contact us at online@uvi.edu to learn more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities or enrollment process.

Associate of Science in Applied Computing program outcomes

After successfully completing UVI’s 100% online Associate of Science Applied Computing program, you will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of computing and mathematical reasoning related to computer science
  • Analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • Design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component or program to meet desired needs
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • Use current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice

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CAREER OUTLOOK

The skills you’ll learn from these computer science degree courses will prepare you to enter the field of computer science.

Potential career paths and positions include:

Computer and Information Systems Managers

Information Security Analysts

Software Developers, Applications

Software Developers, Systems Software

Web Developers

Computer Network Support Specialists

Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers

Web Administrators

Search Marketing Strategists

Document Management Specialists

The median annual wage for computer and information systems managers was $135,800 in May 2016.1

The median annual wage for information security analysts was $92,600 in May 2016.2

The median annual wage for computer network support specialists was $62,670 in May 2016.3

1https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/computer-and-information-systems-managers.htm

2 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts.htm

3 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/computer-support-specialists.htm

Employers can include:

  • Professional firms
  • Multi-national corporations
  • Healthcare services
  • Local Businesses
  • Retailers, manufacturers, services, etc.
  • Government – local, state and federal