Prepare for a High-Tech Career with an Associate Degree in Technology

With the two-year associate degree programs in Technology, students gain industry-specific technical skills and knowledge through hands-on learning experiences with certified instructors. The degree prepares students for the technical workforce or university transfer.

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Various Technology

Pathways

Blue Ridge CTC offers pathways in general information technology, cybersecurity, programming, and more!

Certification Driven

Curriculum

Our curriculum incorporates national certifications needed for successful technology careers.

9%

Job Growth

Is predicted for computer support specialists roles by next decade.

70,400

New Jobs

Are set to be created in the Computer and Information Technology field in the next 10 years!

  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 9% employment growth in computer support specialists roles is predicted, which will add around 70,400 new jobs each year in the next decade.

Raise Your Career Prospects with an Associate Degree in Technology

With Blue Ridge CTC’s associate degrees in Technology, receive comprehensive academic knowledge and real-time technical skills through work-based training.

  • Get the upper hand in differentiating yourself from the crowd with key workforce skills.
  • Become skilled and competent for technical jobs with vendor certification training.
  • Earn quantitative skills that translate across well-paying technical professions.

Earn an Associate Degree in Technology - Select Major!

When students pursue associate degree programs in the technology field at Blue Ridge CTC, they experience real-time industry-focused instruction, exposure to modern technical use cases, plus many elective options to customize their degree.

Prepare for Growing Career Opportunities in the Technology Field

Apart from academics, Blue Ridge CTC helps match students with the best career choices by providing job search and placement assistance. With the associate degree programs in technology, students pave their way to career options including:

  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer System Analyst
  • And more!

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Why Choose Blue Ridge CTC?

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College provide access to a range of affordable, flexible two-year associate degree programs in Technology. We offer high-quality instruction and career assistance that meets every career goal!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about pursuing Blue Ridge CTC’s associate degree programs in Technology? We can help!

An associate degree in the technology field costs less than a bachelor’s degree and takes about two years to complete. Technology associate degree programs help to develop transferable technical skills and expertise required to enter a technical workforce or advance in the existing positions with increased earning potential.
Blue Ridge CTC’s associate degree programs in Technology disciplines do not require ACT or SAT scores to qualify for admission. Students may need ACT or SAT scores, or free placement testing to qualify for courses such as English, Math, or Chemistry. Placement testing can be scheduled at any time during the application process.
Admission requirements for Blue Ridge CTC’s Technology associate degree programs include a high school diploma or equivalent and a complete application packet. Students who have earned credits at other Colleges or Universities must also provide official copies of those transcripts. There is also a $25 application fee that can be paid at any time once an application is submitted.
Technology associate degree programs require 60 credits, which takes about two years to complete when enrolled as a full-time student.

Following are the associate degree programs for Technology that we provide:

  • Associate degree in Computer network Engineering
  • Associate degree in Cyber Security
  • Associate degree in Database Management
  • Associate degree in Digital Media Specialist
  • Associate degree in Software Development Engineering
  • Associate degree in Information Technology

Here are some certificate programs in technology that are short-term, economical, and industry-driven:

  • Business and Technology
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional
  • Computer Application Specialist
  • Digital Media Specialist
  • Information Security
  • Software Development Engineering
  • Technology Systems
  • CISCO CCNA
  • COMPTIA A+®
  • COMPTIA Network+ ®
  • COMPTIA Project+ ®
  • COMPTIA Security+ ®
  • Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) ®
  • Microsoft ® Office Specialist (MOS)

Disclaimer

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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