BS in Interdisciplinary Studies: Information Technology Minor

  • Overview

    Compliment your degree with a Minor in Information Technology.

    The online minor in Information Technology at Saint Joseph’s College provides students with the basic skills and knowledge necessary to effectively develop and implement information technology solutions for a number of industries including: business, health care, government, education, nursing, and more. Students that complete the IT minor will be prepared to work in many IT roles such as I.T. Developers, Web Developers, Information and Computer Security Analysts, Computer Network Administrators, and Database Administrators. Throughout the minor, students will have many opportunities to earn several industry leading IT certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, and (ISC) 2.  Students will also be exposed to emerging technologies, best practices and learn from our expert faculty that all have several years of hands-on experience and are leaders in their fields.

    Also, as part of the Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) program you can complement your minor with another area of study. The IDS program is similar to a General Studies program in that you can customize your learning experience, work toward your individual goals, and excel quickly toward your degree. Learn more about other approved minors in the program.

    Note: You can also earn an Associate of Science, IDS with a minor in IT.

    At a Glance

    • Industry-specific curriculum prepares you for more responsible positions in a variety of occupations.
    • Courses blend content with your professional experience, allowing for immediate application in your work setting.
    • A generous credit-transfer policy is designed to award maximum credit for both traditional and non-traditional learning experience.
    • Faculty with practical experience work one-on-one with you to ensure your success.
    • Flexible online format that allows you to study at your own schedule, at your own pace and at your own location. No on-campus residency required.
  • Curriculum
    Bachelor degree students must complete 128 credits, and at least 25% must be completed through Saint Joseph's College. As part of the IDS program, baccalaureate students will have an opportunity to study across disciplines. Students pursuing an associate’s degree in IDS will complete one approved minor. Students can also pursue the Information Technology minor as part of the Associate of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies (AS IT, IDS) degree program.
  • Some of our faculty
    John Etienne

    EdD Walden University
    PhD Nova University
    MS Georgia State University

    Patrick Nieland

    MS, University of Denver
    BS, University of Nebraska

    Learn more about Patrick

    Misbahuddin Syed

    MBA, George Washington University

    Learn more about Misbahuddin

  • Student Stories
    • Emma Castine, ME

      I've enjoyed my experience with St. Joseph's very much and appreciate how seamlessly I was able to integrate my

      school work into my professional and personal life.

    • Sueanne Larson

      This has been a wonderful experience and although I am many miles away I truly feel that I am part of a close knit family.

    • William Culp, U.S. Navy Corpsman

      Amazing! One of my best college experiences.

  • Career Moves
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that computer-related jobs are one of the largest occupational growth areas in the next 10 years, far surpassing most other categories.