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Computer Technology

American Public University

2 months
285 USD/credit
285 USD/credit
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Those interested in the computer or IT industry, but needing a less math- or theory-intensive approach, will find this Computer Technology BSc course at the American Public University a suitable means toward that goal.


Course Details

The Computer Technology BSc course at the American Public University emphasizes certification preparation and hands-on learning. If you enter with an associate degree, you may be able to transfer in up to 70 credit hours to expedite your degree completion.

Your program coursework covers:
  • Soft skill building, including interpersonal communication
  • Computer-based systems organization processes and components
  • Web development fundamentals
  • Productivity applications
  • Programming essentials
  • Communication and network technologies
  • Database systems
  • Information security management

Upon successful completion, you will be prepared to pursue a number of certifications, including Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS); Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW); Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA); Amazon Web Services (AWS); and CompTIA A+, Security+, and Network+.

Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:

  • Cloud Computing 
  • Information Security and Assurance 
  • Networking 
  • Web Development 

What You Will Do

  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills to communicate and collaborate
  • Solve problems by analyzing computing requirements
  • Apply current skills and tools of software applications development, network architecture, data productivity and information security analysis
  • Build an enterprise-wide computer system using appropriate hardware and software technologies
  • Show you understand how ethics, law, security, and social responsibility impact the technology industry

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mobile Application Design and Development
  • Database Concepts
  • Management Information Systems
  • Computer Systems Organization: Advanced
  • Computer Hardware Systems
  • Legal Issues in Information Security
  • Open Source System Security
  • Information Security

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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Course Starts Monthly


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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