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 at 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.