Associate of Science in Computer Technology
American Public University System

Program Details

The associate’s degree in Computer Technology from APU online prepares students for technical positions in information-related computer fields. Graduates will be able to pursue more advanced study or entry-level careers in the computer and information technology industry.

The curriculum of this online software development degree covers a variety of topics including human relations, basic computing, web development, productivity applications, and programming. Students can choose from dozens of electives to increase their knowledge on specific topics. After graduation, students can pursue Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel and Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) certifications.

Students will gain skills including:

  • Identifying computing requirements to solve problems
  • Building a basic computer system using hardware and software technologies
  • Applying current techniques, skills, and tools for application use and web development
  • Using effective interpersonal skills to communicate and collaborate


Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits). Official transcripts.

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission