This option gets students started on a pathway towards an exciting career in Information Technology. Students will receive I-BEST support during the first two or three quarters of their program. Students can earn a certificate or an AAS-T Degree in one of the following four IT Pathways: Software Development, Web Development, Web Design, or Data Analytics and Database.

What career opportunities are available with an IT certificate or AAS-T degree?

  Career Opportunities
Software Development Junior Software Engineer
Mobile App Developer
Front End Developer


Web Development Webmaster
Web Developer
Front End Developer
Data Analytics & Database Database Administrator
Database Designers
Database Programmers
System Administrators
Web Design Web Builder
Front End Designer
User Interface Designer
Web Designer
Web Producer

What are the requirements?

To be eligible for IT I-BEST, you need to meet one of the following requirements:

  • ESL 081A OR
  • ABE Level 5 OR
  • CASAS Reading and Listening: 227 and CASAS Math Score: 215

When can I start?

You can start Fall, Winter or Spring quarter.

How long are the programs?

  Programming Web Dev Database Admin Web Design
Certificate 62 credits
5-8 quarters
62 credits
5-8 quarters
62 credits
5-8 quarters
61 credits
5-8 quarters
AAS-T Degree 92 credits
8-10 quarters
92 credits
8-10 quarters
not available 91 credits
8-10 quarters

Who can I talk to if I have questions about IT I-BEST?

Contact Hansell Torres, Student Development Specialist IT-IBEST