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Business & Information Technology

Associate in Business Studies

Program Overview

As a computer support specialists, you will provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment. Some, called computer network support specialists, support information technology (IT) employees within their organization. Others, called computer user support specialists, assist non-IT users who are having computer problems.

Earning Potential

Interested in a career in information technology? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Plan, initiate and manage information technology (IT) projects. Lead and guide the work of technical staff and serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure that deadlines, standards and cost targets are met.

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Produce financial and market intelligence by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports. Devise methods for identifying data patterns and trends in available information sources.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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Plan, direct or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis and computer programming.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

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This degree includes both business skills and computer skills to prepare you for work in a high-tech business world.  Students in this degree program will be prepared to work in a business that utilizes or caters to computer technology.  Because there are two different tracks, students can choose classes to focus their degree toward working in or managing an office that utilizes computer technology or towards working as a provider of computer technology skills, such as a programmer, web developer, or technician.

Why you should choose Delta

Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  

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Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.

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Transfer opportunities

One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process, save thousands (and thousands) of dollars. It's a smart choice!

In fact, if you're interested in earning a bachelor's in Business and Information Technology you have several options by coming to Delta first, and then transferring.

LEARN MORE ABOUT Business & Information Technology TRANSFER OPTIONS

Facts & Figures

Technology

Our students get the latest technology so they can graduate and be ready to hit the ground running.

 Save big

Based on 2015 statistics, the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics indicates that Computer Support Specialists' median yearly pay is $51,470 or $24.75 per hour.


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