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 quarters of their program. Students can earn a certificate or an AAS-T Degree in one of the following four IT Pathways: Programming, Web Development, Web Design, or Database Administration and Development.

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

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


Web Development Webmaster
Web Developer
Front End Developer
Database Admin & Development 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 081 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 62-77 credits
5-8 quarters
62-77 credits
5-8 quarters
62-77 credits
5-8 quarters
72 credits
5-8 quarters
AAS-T Degree 97-112 credits
8-10 quarters
92-107 credits
8-10 quarters
not available 102 credits
8-10 quarters

How can I get more information?

Please fill out this FORM to get added to our listserv.

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

Contact Tram Dang, Student Development Specialist IT-IBEST