This 60-credit online program in information sciences and technology is an excellent way for working adults everywhere to obtain a reputable degree conveniently, without having to leave work or home to attend classes on a campus. The curriculum allows students to develop their writing, business, and management skills, all within a contemporary context of the information sciences. For those wishing to continue their studies further, the 60 credits earned toward an associate degree can often be applied toward the requirements of a bachelor's degree at Penn State or another institution. However, some additional course work may be necessary. For additional instructions, contact an adviser.
To earn this associate degree, you must successfully complete:
- 45–47 major course credits — this includes 9–12 credits of General Education, including 3 credits in GQ courses and 6 credits in GWS courses
- 21 General Education credits
- 5–9 elective credits
You may also be able to earn a professional certificate along the way. Contact an adviser by email or phone at 800-252-3592 to learn more about how to include these résumé-building milestones on your educational path to an associate degree.