Information Technology

  • Minor

Program Details

By pursuing a minor in Information Technology from University of Jamestown Accelerated, you’ll explore the dynamic intersection of technology and design, empowering you with the versatility to seize a multitude of exciting career opportunities. Our comprehensive curriculum will equip you with cutting-edge skills, allowing you to become a proficient problem-solver and innovator in the ever-evolving tech industry.

Related Careers:

Graduates of this program are qualified for a wide range of careers, including:

  • Helpdesk Technician
  • Helpdesk Administrator
  • Software Support
  • Web Developer
  • Web Application Developer
  • Security Analyst
  • Systems Administrator

Why Get Your Minor in Information Technology?

IT professionals are highly sought after, possessing the expertise to streamline website development processes.

The Information Technology minor from UJ Accelerated is unique because you’ll be earning two certificates along the way. These certificates are tangible credentials that count as credit, shape your expertise, and validate your skills pre-graduation. In essence, they’re proof points that demonstrate your skills to employer.

This certificate will prepare you to not only handle all aspects of technology usage within a company—including hardware, servers and apps—but you’ll also be ready to improve service responsiveness and problem management.

Learn more about our IT Service Management Certificate.

After you complete the IT Service Management Certificate, we’ll build on your skills with the CompTIA A+ certificate.

This certificate will ready you to work on basic computer repair and support technician duties. The courses you take will also prepare you to pass the industry-recognized CompTIA Security+ certification test, which demonstrates competence as an entry-level IT technician and acts as a springboard into the IT industry. Learn more about our CompTIA A+ certificate.

Why UJ Accelerated?

  • UJA is the online division of University of Jamestown—a private, liberal arts University that’s helped students succeed since 1883.
  • You’ll have virtual opportunities to meet as a group for lectures and office hours.
  • Courses are available online 24/7, which means you can attend live or watch the replay.

Experienced Faculty

You’ll learn from faculty members who are experts in the field.

Unmatched Support

Each student gets a faculty advisor to help them stay on track. Plus, you’ll get virtual access to the same support services offered on campus.

Expand Your Horizons

It’s a tech-specific degree established at a liberal arts institution. We’re teaching you how to apply technology regardless of its application.

Required Coursework

Course Title Credits

TECH 160

Introduction to Computing


TECH 200

Hardware Installation and Maintenance


TECH 325



TECH 201

IT Helpdesk


TECH 300

Operating Systems and Cloud Environments


TECH 202

CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation


TECH 362



Students must also take one elective from the following list.

Course Title Credits

TECH 311

Security Policies & Procedures


TECH 342

Database Development


TECH 301

Agile Project Management


TECH 340



TECH 423

Linux Administration


Total Semester Credits Required: 24

Meet Your Faculty

Our faculty offer the same experience to both online and in-person students. That means you’ll get support, both in and outside of the classroom—all to help you achieve your career goals.
Jakob Barnard

Jakob Barnard, PhD

  • Chair of Computer Science and Technology
  • Assistant Professor
  • Director of Online Technology Programs

Financial Aid Available

We believe every student, regardless of their financial situation, should have access to a UJ Accelerated education.