Computer and information technology is designed to prepare students for employment in the fields of cyber security, networking, software design, data collection and manipulation, web applications, and database and program developer. Within many of our courses the students have opportunities to receive industry certifications. Courses are taught with an applied approach giving our students opportunities to learn from practice exercises. Virginia Western offers opportunities for students interested in transferable computer science degrees or information technology degrees to prepare them for employment.

Virginia Western Center for Cyber Security

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees

Associate of Science (AS) Degrees

Career Studies Certificates (CSC)

Career Training Certifications

Professional Development/Personal Enrichment

Information Technology Student

Program Types

AAS - Designed to prepare students to directly enter the workforce. Some programs may transfer to 4-year institutions.

AS & AA - Designed to transfer to a 4-year institution.

Certificate - Programs that are less than two years in length in an occupational area.

CSC - Programs that are less than one year of length in an occupational area.

Career Training Certifications - Non-credit courses for business and industry training, retraining, and certifications, as well as personal enrichment.