College of Occupational Professions

Information Technology


Our innovative program in Information Technology, combined with state-of-the-art classrooms and curriculum, prepare our graduates for exciting careers in a wide variety of computer-based professions.

Associate Degrees

Diploma Programs

Certificate Programs

The explosion of computer use has created a high demand for trained specialists who have the education to administer, maintain, and support computer systems and networks. Whether you are creative or analytical, the Information Technology degrees in System Administration, Network Security, Digital Forensics, and Digital Multimedia Design at the University of Northwestern Ohio will prepare you for a career in this ever-evolving industry.

Digital Forensics

Our Digital Forensics program allows students to gain real world experience extracting data from digital media with hands-on experience in the latest computer forensics software. Guidance Software's Encase, SIFT Workstation, and AccessData's FTK Imager are just a few of the programs you will learn. Students prepare case files for criminal incidents involving computers and learn proper documentation methods regarding extracted data case files.

Upon graduation, students are prepared for such occupations as:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Corporate or Business IT Security
  • E-Discovery
  • and many more

Network Security

Our Network Security program provides you with all the skills necessary to be a company's first line of defense against computer network threats to information security. We offer courses like computer programming, local and wide area networks, data integrity, counter intelligence, and information security, using the latest advancements in software and hardware. Students use industry software like Wireshark, Colasoft Packet Builder, and Snort.

Upon graduation, students are prepared for such occupations as:

  • Network Engineer
  • Network Security Officer
  • Network Administrator
  • Digital Recovery Analyst
  • Corporate Data Analyst

Digital Multimedia Design

In our Digital Multimedia Design program, students learn how to integrate all of the creative elements of digital design through the use of the latest technology, software and hardware. This curriculum teaches HTML 5 and CSS, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Premiere, and After Effects, and 3D modeling/animation with Blender.

The skills you learn in our Digital Multimedia Design program will enable you to get a job as a:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Creative Director
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Animator
  • Video Producer

System Administration

The explosion of computer use has created a high demand for trained specialists who have the education to administer, maintain, and support computer systems and networks. Unlike many community colleges that can only take you to a MCSA level, UNOH offers you the highest level of Microsoft training in the world which can take you to the MCITP level.

Upon graduation, students will be prepared for careers such as:

  • Network Administrator
  • Computer Systems Administrator
  • Network Analyst
  • Network Associate