info-tech_01Information technology (IT) is the application of computers and telecommunications equipment to store, retrieve, transmit and manipulate data, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.  The term is commonly used as a synonym for computers and computer networks, but it also encompasses other information distribution technologies such as television and telephones.  Several industries are associated with information technology, such as computer hardware, software, electronics, semiconductors, internet, telecoms equipment, e-commerce and computer services.


internet_techInternet services technology is broad field of study usually resulting in receiving an Associate of Applied Science Degree.  This two-year degree, often awarded at community colleges, is a gateway to more specialized studies but can also be applied to immediate workforce demands.  Students learn languages such as HTML, C++, ActionScript, and JavaScript.  This program of study also encompasses business courses with an emphasis on e-commerce and macroeconomics.

Internet services technology covers a broad range of technologies used for web development, web production, design, networking, and e-commerce.  The field also covers internet programming, website maintenance, internet architect, and web master.