Lakeland's department of information technology and computer science (IT&CS) provides quality education to help you enter this in-demand field, sharpen your existing technology skills or continue on to a bachelor's or graduate degree program.
Our courses of study cover programming languages, systems and database development, data analytics, hardware and software support, cybersecurity, and networking to prepare you for employment and further education.
With available scholarships, an education that prepares you to earn industry certifications and knowledgeable faculty with real-world experience, Lakeland's IT&CS programs are built for your success. Your first step is to apply today!
Lakeland's IT&CS programs will prepare you to earn a variety of industry certifications. These certifications are designed to demonstrate your competency in certain technologies that are universally recognized. Depending on your program of study, our courses can prepare you for certifications for:
*Google IT Support Professional Certificate can be earned in two semesters while on track to a Lakeland degree or certificate!
Lakeland was awarded a Choose Ohio First grant for scholarships in all IT&CS programs at Lakeland. New students are eligible to earn this merit-based scholarship up to $5000 per year.
Additionally, a variety of Lakeland scholarships and third-party scholarships are available to help you manage the cost of your college education.
Visit our financial aid scholarship page for more information.
The world is modernizing systems and qualified tech workers are in high demand. Needs for data security and increased automation are creating new jobs in this low-stress field. Our degree and certificate programs can prepare students for jobs in nearly any industry.
Career outlooks for our degree programs can be viewed at the links below.
Lakeland's IT-related certificate programs can help launch your career or upgrade your existing job skills. Our certificates can be earned while working to earn your full associate degree program as well.
I graduated with my associate degree from Lakeland while at the same time graduating as Valedictorian from high school. I plan to attend the Holden University Center to complete my bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Layce Artman College Credit Plus
One thing I really love about Lakeland and being in the honors program is that the teachers have small classes and they are very devoted to their students. My friends at four-year institutions are taking the same intro classes that I am, but in large lecture halls with a lot more students. Michelle Timms Associate of Arts