Information Technology

Information Technology

Associate in Applied Science
Bachelor of Science

Program Overview

The Associate in Applied Science degrees in Information Technology Networking and Application Development equip students for careers in the IT field.

This degree provides individuals with the knowledge, skills, and abilities that provide career opportunities and advancement in the field of networking and hardware support, user and software support, and programming and application development.

The program is designed to blend seamlessly into the Ferris @ SMC bachelor’s programs in Computer Information Systems and Computer Information Technology. Plus with the Ferris @ SMC program you can take three years of classes at SMC’s low tuition and only one year at Ferris’s tuition.

Associate in Applied Science Degrees

Information Technology Application Development

Information Technology Networking


Information Technology Help Desk
Information Technology System Administrator

Bachelor's Degrees

Computer Information Technology

Job Outlook

Above average job growth is expected for this field according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Average Salaries
Systems Analysts: $77,000
Web Developer: $75,000
Computer Support Specialist: $46,000
Network Administrator: $69,000

Why Information Technology at Southwestern Michigan College and Ferris State University

  • 3 years at SMC’s low tuition rate
  • SMC credits transfer easily to Ferris State University
  • Out-of-state students get charged Ferris’s in state tuition
  • On-campus housing available through SMC
  • Convenience of starting classes on the SMC Dowagiac campus and staying all 4 years