CIT – Software Development Technology Degree


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Program Description

The Program – Computer Information Technology – Software Development

Learn how to build the computer applications that businesses require to present information to both employees and customers in an easy-to-use manner; acquire application development skills; work with development tools to create programs that can be used locally, on a computer network,  and accessed via the Internet; learn basic database design techniques.

Your Degree

Two-year full-time degree schedule; a mixture of core programming and application classes with business, communications, management, and general studies courses; the program can be completed on a part-time basis.

Qualifying students enrolled in Information Technology programs that offer an Associate Degree at MTC can receive up to $1500 per year with this first-dollar scholarship covering tuition and fees.

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What you’ll learn

  • Identify common IT professions and apply basic IT tools to solve problems.
  • Build software applications using current scripting and development languages.
  • Recognize and mitigate various types of risks, threats, and vulnerabilities in various environments.
  • Install, configure, and use various operating systems.
  • Troubleshoot hardware, operating systems, and network communications problems.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of legal and ethical standards related to the IT profession.
  • Develop GUI based applications that utilize standard Windows controls, database access, and error handling.
  • Create web applications that allow users to create, retrieve, update, and delete data stored in a database.
  • Design and implement a database (including triggers, stored procedures, and views) using a current Database Server.
  • Design and develop mobile applications.
  • Analyze and develop object-oriented based applications.
  • Perform applicable mathematical calculations throughout the business environment.
  • Communicate professionally both in writing and verbally with co-workers, managers, stakeholders, and customers.
  • Integrate technology skills in making business decisions and performing business functions.
  • Use problem-solving and decision-making skills in preparing and implementing business solutions.
  • Demonstrate good work habits, interpersonal and virtual teamwork skills, and a high level of professionalism.
  • Exhibit inclusiveness where each perspective is considered while progressing toward common goals.

Career Opportunities

  • Consultant
  • Systems Development
  • Technical Support
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer

Application Process

  1. MTC Application for Admission and the nonrefundable application fee.
  2. Final high school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
  3. Successful completion of the Basic Skills Assessment (ACCUPLACER) and Technology Skills Test (TST) is required. Any college foundation courses recommended by placement assessment results are also required.

For More Information, Contact:

Admission Office
Marion Technical College
1467 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Marion, OH 43302
Email: enroll@mtc.edu


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