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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:

J. G.
◈ Studied Associate in Computer Technology
◈ At University of the Cordilleras
◈ Graduated 2000

list bulletWhy did I choose Associate in Computer Technology: Computer Science courses were one of the most in demand courses. You could find jobs easily or land in a good position if you had a background on computers. This was the fastest growing course so I choose this course.

list bulletAbout my college education: The course is fast paced and easy to comprehend. It's educational and we were taught most of the basic and advantage subjects on the computers during those days.

list bulletMy current job: Online site support agent.
I work as an agent on site and answer all the basic to advance questions regarding the sites services.

list bulletAm I using what I learned in college: Computer skills that are basic in obtaining a good computer job, is the first skill that I have learned in school. Without a doubt my college education helped me a lot on my work until this very day.

list bulletHow long did it take to find a job: It took me around 6 months to find a job after graduation. My first job was a graphic artist for an art sign in the locality.

list bulletDo I recommend studying Associate in Computer Technology: This is a good course that landed me to a good job. This course helps me find some good jobs that I have applied for. Computer knowledge is one of the first skills that an employer check when they look at my resume. I'm so thankful that I have learned a lot of practical and functional computer skills to be used for everyday living.

list bulletAdvice to people who are thinking of studying this course: This is a good course and if you want to continue to Computer Science soon you will not encounter any problem. All the subjects being taught on the school can be practically used to our future jobs.
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