School of Technology

Degrees to Meet Today's Technology and Business Needs

Demand for technology professionals is growing in all industries. At our School of Technology, you can earn your Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree and start or advance your technology career in a range of roles, including network and computer support technician, network administrator, information technology manager, information security analyst, software developer and computer programmer. Position yourself to succeed in a technology career through:

Explore your degree options in Computer Science, Software Application Development, Information Security, Information Technology Management or Web Programming.

*Rasmussen College will reimburse you any out-of-pocket costs of the application fee for each first attempt of up to three industry certification exams for which you qualify. Should you need to take an exam more than once to receive a passing score, you will be responsible for all subsequent exam application fees.

CompTIA is a registered trademark of CompTIA Properties, LLC.
Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.

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Listed below are some examples of the advanced industry-standard hardware and software that Rasmussen College provides to our School of Technology students.

Technology changes quickly, and at the School of Technology, we pride ourselves on keeping current with these changes; as such, the list below will change from time to time as we update our offerings. Check with your program manager for the most recent list of hardware and software offered to our School of Technology students.

Software

  • Microsoft® Azure
  • Microsoft® DreamSpark™ software downloads
  • Adobe® Creative Suite®
  • Amazon® EC²
  • VMware® Academic Program
  • FTP space

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure, created by Microsoft, for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. Rasmussen School of Technology students utilize Azure as a back-end for mobile applications that access distributed application and database servers.

Degree programs that use this software

  • Information Technology Management Bachelor’s Degree

DreamSpark is a Microsoft program to provide students with software design and development tools at no charge. Student access Includes Microsoft® Visual Studio®, Microsoft® Visio®, and Microsoft® Project®. Various Microsoft® desktop and server operating systems are available as well.

Each student is provided with this software package to use throughout their degree program and for non-commercial use after graduation.

Degree programs that use this software

  • All programs in the School of Technology will use this software

This master collection of software includes every major Adobe product: Photoshop®, Illustrator®, Dreamweaver®, Flash®, Premiere Pro®, After Effects®, Soundbooth®, Indesign®, Fireworks®, and Director MX®.

Each student is provided with this software package to use throughout their degree program and throughout their career without restriction.

Degree programs that use this software

  • Web Programming

EC² is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure, created by Amazon, for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a global network of Amazon-managed datacenters. Rasmussen School of Technology students utilize EC² as a back-end for mobile applications that access distributed application and database servers.

Degree programs that use this software

  • Information Technology Management Bachelor's Degrees

Includes VMware Workstation, VMware Fusion, VMware Player.

Each student is provided with this software package to use throughout their degree program.

Degree programs that use this software

  • Information Technology Management Bachelor's Degree

Server location where students can build and host websites.

Degree programs that use this software

  • Computer Science, Software Application Development, Web Programming

 

Hardware

  • Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer. It is a fully functional device that enables users to explore computer hardware design as well as programming.

Each student is provided with this hardware to use throughout their degree program and throughout their career without restriction.

Degree programs that use this hardware

  • Information Technology Management Associate's Degree, all tracks

 

  • Trademark information

*Microsoft, Azure, DreamSpark, Visual Studio (Basic, C++), Visio, Vista, Windows, Xbox, XNA, XP Pro and other products listed are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
*Adobe, After Effects, Director MX, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and Soundbooth and are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
*Amazon is a registered trademark of Amazon.com, Inc.


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