Information Technology Careers

Program Details

According to Forbes, here are the five top technology trends in 2022:

1) Pervasive artificial intelligence
2) Service, service, service and the no-code revolution
3) Digitization, datafication, and virtualization
4) Transparency, governance, and accountability
5) Sustainable energy solutions


The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects employment in the computer and information technology sector to add nearly 670,000 jobs by 2030, which represents a growth rate of 13.4 percent, or far higher than the 7.7 growth rate projected for all occupations.

Our Information Technology Careers department offers two A.A.S. degrees and six certificate options that will give you the leading-edge knowledge and skills you need to find your place in a booming, far-reaching, and critical industry with limitless opportunities.

IT Careers at Inver Hills

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Transfer Information

The Network Technology and Security A.A.S. degree program has articulation agreements with the following four-year institutions:

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What you'll accomplish as a student in our IT Careers department:
  1. Help others by quickly solving their critical technology needs
  2. Build, upgrade, and repair computers and other hardware
  3. Work in a professional help desk and network administration environment
  4. Design, setup, and maintain the systems that run the Internet
  5. Protect networks and servers from frequent attacks by utilizing advanced cybersecurity tactics
  6. Manage powerful networks, severs, firewalls, and more
  7. Work directly with topnotch, student-centric IT faculty with vast experience in the field
  8. Get hands-on experience studying in state-of-the-science IT careers labs
  9. Earn an A.A.S. degree that can propel you directly into the IT workforce
  10. Benefit from small class sizes and collaborating with likeminded classmates
  11. Save money and continue your academic and professional careers with less student debt

According to U.S. News & World Report, national student loan debt topped $1.7 trillion in the second quarter of 2021, or roughly $740 billion more than U.S. total credit card debt.

In Minnesota, 900,000 student loan borrowers owe an average $31,250 in federal and private student debt. That debt translates into an average monthly payment topping $250.

Tuition and fees for one year at Inver Hills costs a little less than $5,500. Compare that to $15,000 to $20,000 at a for-profit college, or $40,000 to $50,000+ at a private college or university. You can complete your first two years at Inver Hills getting a topflight, hands-on education from knowledgeable, caring and experienced faculty and then transfer to a four-year school as a junior all while saving thousands of dollars.