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[April 01, 2014]
Best Online Colleges Announces the 2014 Best Online Information Technology Degree Programs
(PR Web Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in online educational resources for students. We seek to help new students during their college search by providing an analysis of what degree paths are actually available to them, with an emphasis on distance learning. By combining educational data with surveys and academic resources, we evaluate and rank the best places in the U.S. for online degree programs of all subjects.
The Top Online Information Technology Degree Programs Information technology is a relatively new field that deals with the application of computer systems to manage data. This data can be as small as a single spreadsheet or so large that it requires multiple computers and storage unity to adequately handle. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the computer systems design and services industry is among the economy's most rapidly-growing professions. Information technology professionals can work in a virtually unlimited number of environments, since nearly every business in operation today requires the manipulation, storage, and analysis of data to function competitively.
Information technology is practiced using computers, so it should make sense that studying it online is an efficient way to get a quality education in the field. Online learning modules typically include coursework in areas like data retrieval, transmission, and manipulation. This requires knowledge of databases and networking, which is all done for computers. Online information technology education is extremely unique in that an online education happens to be a "hands-on" education, since you can work with your own personal computer at home to reinforce the subject matter.
BestOnlineColleges.org has created a ranking of the 2014 Best Online Information Technology Degree Programs by analyzing data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The website's methodology states that these rankings take important factors into account for each school like graduation rates, retention rates, and the educational platforms used for course delivery. The list includes 39 schools and is published at:
. Schools featured include: AIB College of Business Allegany College of Maryland American National University Bladen Community College Career Point College Centura College--Virginia Beach Charter College--Anchorage Cleveland Community College College of Southern Maryland Davidson County Community College Eastern Arizona College ECPI University Erie Community College Fountainhead College of Technology ITT Technical Institute--Indianapolis King University Lakeland Community College Lawrence Technological University Lenoir Community College Metropolitan Community College Area Moberly Area Community College Montgomery Community College National University College--Bayamon Palm Beach State College Pennsylvania State University--Penn State Wilkes-Barre Randolph Community College Seattle Community College-North Campus Sheridan Technical Center Southeastern Community College Southwestern Community College St. Petersburg College Stevenson University Syracuse University Tennessee College of Applied Technology--Crossville Tennessee College of Applied Technology--Harriman University of Maine at Augusta University of South Carolina--Upstate Vista College Wilson Community College Read the full story at
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