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Executive Director of IT Development Alyssa Combs Ph.D.
 

Harvest Christian University
Information Technology Programs

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Harvest Christian University
Information Technology Programs

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Harvest Christian University
Information Technology Programs

Dr. Alyssa Combs heads up Harvest Christian University's IT Department providing educational courses designed to educate entire communities and individuals who enroll in these programs and take classes to advance their knowledge base.

 Accredited IT programs include courses in Cloud Computing, Data Science, Cyber Security, Geographical and Informational Systems. The information technology program by Microsoft offered at Harvest Christian University encompasses the following areas of study:

 

IT Professional Course Outline:

  • Introduction to IT

  • Microsoft Windows Operating System

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Networking Fundamentals

  • Cloud Computing Fundamentals

  • Cybersecurity Fundamentals

  • Data Science Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Programming with Python

  • Database Fundamentals

  • Web Development Fundamentals

At Harvest Christian University every graduate is expected to achieve core learning outcomes regardless of program area. The IT program at Harvest Christian University aligns with these core learning outcomes. Additionally, HUC's emphasis on continuing education is designed to provide students with practical skills and knowledge that can be applied in the workplace. Harvest Christian University's program is designed to provide students with a well-rounded education that prepares them for success in the IT industry.

 

Students in the IT program at Harvest Christian University will acquire a range of skills and knowledge that will prepare them for success in the IT industry. Some examples of these skills and knowledge include:

 

Dr. Alyssa Combs is a 2023 triple award recipient being recognized by Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals "35 Under 35", Georgia State Alumni "40 Under 40" and Business Elite Awards "40 Under 40." She is an Atlanta native and founder of GeoTechTure,

 

Commissioning Open Minds Beyond Standards Foundation, Inc., and several other ventures. Along with being a self-published Author for Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Blurb, she continues to be a visionary for creative ideas, streamlined processes and technology influenced innovation.

At the age of 21, she became one of the youngest individuals to become certified as a Project Management Professional and has maintained an exceptional status for nearly a decade Alvssa has over 15 years of experience working in and advocating with communities on several core issues including environmental justice, youth engagement, STEM-based education, and community development. Furthermore, her experiences and expanding network have led her to work with partners on the local, state, national and international level including, but not limited to, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Georgia Department of Transportation, Environmental Community Action, Georgia General Assembly, University of Belize, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, The Conservation Fund, Hong Kong Baptist University, Sixpitch, Atlanta Regional Commission, U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Agency and City of Atlanta. With her technical expertise in Geographic Information Science Technologies, she has been instrumental in using technology to highlight community concerns through research and creation of effective data inventories.

 

Dr. Alyssa currently serves as the youngest board member for the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, an environmental justice advocacy and education group. She is also serving on Gwinnett County's Department of Water Resources Infrastructure Support Division team that designs & maintains the utility data infrastructure for the county.

 

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