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Associate in Computer Technology in the Philippines

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Program Overview

The Associate in Computer Technology (ACT) provides students with the basic skills and knowledge required in the field of computer science, information systems, and information technology. It serves as a foundation for baccalaureate programs in computer science and information technology.

Why You Should Take an Associate's Degree in Computer Technology?

The Associate in Computer Technology program is useful for student who wish to gain a foundational knowledge in computer science and information technology. As it the program is intended to lead to a baccalaureate program, those who wish to take the ACT should also plan to get an undergraduate degree in any computer science and information technology related programs.

Admission requirements for Associate in Computer Technology program in the Philippines

  • Must have the original and photocopy of the high school report card (form 138)
  • Must have recommendation from High school principal and guidance counsellor
  • Must have most recent medical and dental health record
  • Must take and pass the college entrance examination
  • Must have a copy of NSO certified birth certificate
  • Must have a certificate of good moral character
  • Must have a copy of the honourable dismissal
  • Must have a copy of the high school diploma
  • One 2”x 2” copy of latest photo

Duration of Associate in Computer Technology program in the Philippines

The Associate in Computer Technology program takes 2 years to complete.

Subjects included in the Associate in Computer Technology program

  • Computer Concepts
  • Presentation Skills in Information Technology
  • Fundamentals of Problem Solving with Logical Formulation
  • Data Structure and Algorithm
  • Quality Assurance
  • Operating Systems
  • Programming
  • Electronics
  • Computer Installation and Troubleshooting
  • Principles of File Organization
  • System Management and Administration
  • Data Communication and Network Technology
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Database Management Systems
  • Computer System Organization

Career opportunities for graduates of Associate in Computer Technology program in the Philippines

  • Programmer
  • Systems Integration Personnel
  • IT Audit Personnel
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Quality Assurance Specialist

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Reviews of Associate in Computer Technology graduates:

A. J.
◈ Studied Computer Technology
◈ At Bestlink College of the Philippines
◈ Graduated 2011

list bulletWhy did I choose Associate in Computer Technology: Because when Im a child, this my dream. To became a technician.

list bulletAbout my college education: I learn how to build a computer. How to reformat and install all needed files in a computer.
For me computer programming is one of the difficult part of my college life. This subject give a headache to me hehe...
I think a computer formatting and installing is the most useful thing I learned.

list bulletMy current job: I'm here in Saudi as a teaboy in Saudi British bank. I need a good experience here to travel to another country. And apply my course to my next work or job.

list bulletAm I using what I learned in college: Sometimes I have a sideline here. For example my staff need my help about computer problems, sometimes like no signal in monitor screen, always restart.

list bulletHow long did it take to find a job: Maybe 4 months.

list bulletDo I recommend studying Associate in Computer Technology: For computer graduate more opportunities here in Saudi and the salary is good. My friend here he is a computer technician, He earn 3,500 Riyal a month.

list bulletAdvice to people who are thinking of studying this course: My advice is always think positive. And enjoy your studies being a student.
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