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Message from the Dean

4 yr/Baccalaureate Degree IST brochure
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2 yr/Associate Degree IST brochure
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IST at a Glance
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When Penn State developed the associate and baccalaureate degree programs for the School of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), we listened to business and industry leaders to determine what abilities and knowledge they wanted from the next generation of information sciences/information technology (IT) professionals. The University also tapped into the latest collaborative thinking from professionals who have been tracking and distilling trends for more than two decades. The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), Association of Information Systems (AIS), and Assoication of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) site the following essential skill set for success in an IT career:

These are the essential skills that the Penn State York IST faculty will help you develop as you grow to become a well-rounded IT professional who is well-prepared for the contemporary workplace environment.



IST at Penn State York


For additional information, please contact any member of the Penn State York IST faculty.

Last updated February 20, 2006

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