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, Computer Forensics, and Digital Multimedia Design at the University of Northwestern Ohio will prepare you for a career in this ever-evolving industry.

Computer Forensics

Our Computer Forensics program allows students to gain real world experience extracting data from digital media, using software such as DriveSpy, Encase, and FTK Forensic IM Extractor. 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:

  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Police Detective
  • Digital Recovery Analyst
  • Corporate Data Analyst

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 in computer forensics, data recovery, counter-intelligence, and information security, using the latest advancements in software and hardware. Students use industry software like Snap Back, Zero, Go Back, and Drive Spy

Upon graduation, students are prepared for such occupations as:

  • Network Engineer
  • Network Security Officer
  • Network Administrator

Digital Multimedia

In our Digital Multimedia 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 XHTML, LINUX, ADOBE Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and Director, Quark Express, and Lightwave 3D.

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

  • Creative Director
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Animator
  • Video Producer

Microsoft IT Academy

We're also proud to be a Microsoft IT Academy, allowing us to provide our students with the latest upgrades in software and technology, like Microsoft's Windows 7 Operating System.

Our MCSA/MCSE program prepares students for the MCSE tests to gain certification important in jobs such as:

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Analyst
  • Network Associate