Information Technology

Launch your career in IT, networking and support

The Information Technology program at Harper College prepares you for a career in data management, information technology, networking and software. You’ll learn from a multidisciplinary faculty with hands-on industry experience.

Many courses offered in evening and online or blended formats to fit your schedule. High school students in the Harper College district can earn college credit while in high school through the dual-credit program.

Earn a career-ready degree

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is designed to prepare you for immediate entry into this career field. Coursework in the AAS may also prepare you to transfer to a four-year college or university. To learn more, visit our Transfer Information page or see your advisor.

Earn a workforce credential

Jumpstart your career by learning new skills through a certificate program. Many of Harper's certificates are stackable to a degree program through additional coursework.

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Flexible program options

Resources

Next steps

For more information about starting your college education at Harper, please contact Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6700 or fill out our request information form.

Find out what's happening in IT at Harper College.

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Arnetta Walker

Arnetta Walker

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Before discovering the support available at Harper College, Arnetta Walker never would have enrolled. Now she’s on her way to a health care credential.... Read More about Arnetta

Brian Gedemer Pop-Up

Brian Gedemer Pop-Up

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Dr. Tamara A. Johnson

Dr. Tamara A. Johnson

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Ten questions jesus molina homepage

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Desiree Peerman at her new job

Desiree Peerman at her new job

Emergency Fund Turns Despair Into Hope

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Sushila Jackson kisses her dog on the head

Sushila Jackson kisses her dog on the head

Sushila's Message: You Can Make It

Sushila Jackson is a survivor. She will be graduating from Harper this summer, the first female to earn an A.A.S. in Information Technology - Computer Support here at Harper. It wasn’t easy, and her path wasn’t linear. ... Read More

Last Updated: 9/16/21