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Career Area: Information Technology
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-156-3
Offered Completely Online
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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IT - Data and Analytics Specialist Programs

If you’re a data-driven, detail-oriented number-cruncher who sees how computers shift business performance, consider IT – Data and Analytics Specialist associate degree. Secure your future as a data specialist in as little as 15 months with a firm foundation in programming, information systems and math to succeed in the high-demand Industry 4.0 job market that connects Smart Factories across industries through the Internet of Things (IOT).

  • Learn hands-on in state-of-the-art facilities. You’ll work with high-end servers and manufacturing gear in cutting-edge labs, in partnership with area employers.
  • Gain real-world experience that employers love to see as you learn to solve problems using actual data from functioning Smart Factories .
  • Enjoy small class sizes with expert faculty who hold graduate degrees in IT and math that enable them to support you personally as you learn the skills needed to work with industry-standard programming languages and software.
  • Develop fluency with programming languages native to the Internet of Things – Python and R – to show prospective employers that you have the skills they need to help their business succeed.
  • Prepare for Industry 4.0. This hands-on training will make you a top choice for career opportunities important corporations. Completing this Preferred Program does not guarantee employment.