The associate degree in applied technology builds on the specific technology skill set attained in a student's chosen introductory certificate by adding a second technology certificate skill set. Students also gain practical math and writing skills to provide a more well-rounded technology preparation.
This degree is developed and granted by BYU-Idaho, with
Essential Knowledge and Skills
- Configure and resolve issues related to software, network, and security in support of desktop computers.
- Design and develop computer programs.
- Design and develop web pages, sites, and applications.
- Design and develop relational databases and applications.
- Install, configure, and troubleshoot network routers, switches, and servers.
Why choose this degree?
Training in applied technology enables you to work in the developing market of database systems, digital communications, cybersecurity, web development, software, wearable technology, and much more. Applied technology prepares you for the growing global economy by providing you with problem-solving and interpersonal skills; computer administration, software development, computer networking, database, web development skills and experience; and information technology process management.
BYU-Pathway has found that certain combinations of certificates lead to better job opportunities. Most degrees have a