Program at a Glance

Program Type
2-year Associate Degree
Area of Study
Computer & Information Technology
Learning Options
100% online
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Get Started in Information Management

If you are interested in working with massive sets of data and learning how they’re housed in data centers, the information management specialization is designed for you. You’ll graduate knowing how to store data in these centers, network between centers, protect critical organization data and more.  

Why Choose Germanna

Germanna’s information management degree has classes dedicated to learning the latest tech and programming needs. This program of study provides you with the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities identified in the National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Workforce Framework 2.0. 

Career Options in Information Management

In-Demand Jobs:

  • Network Security Technician: Troubleshoots network performance or network security issues. Analyzes network traffic, responds to problem tickets and resolves service requests.
  • Database Administrator: Ensures that the databases run efficiently and securely. 
  • Systems Analyst: Analyzes business process issues and/or problems and provides consulting assistance to system users.

Salary Expectations

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What You’ll Learn

  In-Demand Skills:

  • Information management 
  • Unix
  • Linux
  • Java programming
  • Networking
  • Database building and management
  • Building build traditional, virtualized, and cloud data center environments
  • Computation
  • Storage
  • Security
Course Highlights
ITD 136: Database Management Software
ITP 140: Client-Side Scripting
ITD 220: e-Commerce Administration
ITN 263: Internet/Intranet Firewalls and e-Commerce Security

 Courses may vary from semester to semester. Please consult the college catalog for the most up-to-date information.

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