Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

  • Overview

    The Bachelor of Science Information Technology (BSIT) program covers key areas of information technology, preparing graduates to be the information technology expert in any type and size of organization in this rapidly expanding job market.

    IT professionals are responsible for identifying and selecting the appropriate hardware and software needs for companies, and then installing, customizing, and maintaining those applications for the organization’s computer users. The curriculum in this online Information Technology program is constantly reviewed and updated to ensure students experience relevant and timely learning in this highly dynamic field.

     At a Glance

    • Industry-specific curriculum prepares you for more responsible IT positions in a variety of settings.
    • 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.
    • Demonstrate the skills required for managing information technology, including interdisciplinary skills.
    • Apply the principles of the system development cycle.
    • Prepare to pass various certification exams including Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Windows 8, Microsoft Server 2012, COMPTIA Security+. COMPTIA Server +, COMPTIA Network +, and ISC2  CISSP.

    The program is 128 credits, with 45 credits of general education, 45 credits of major core courses, and 38 credits of electives.

  • Curriculum
    CompTIA authorized academy logo The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is 128 credits, with 45 credits of general education, 45 credits of major core courses, and 38 credits of electives. The courses are term-based and twelve weeks in length. Students are required to be enrolled in at least one course in three of the four terms offered each year.
  • 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

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    Misbahuddin Syed

    MBA, George Washington University

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  • Career Moves

    Students that complete the BSIT degree will be prepared to work in many IT roles such as I.T. Developers, Software Developers, Web Developers, Information and Computer Security Analysts, Computer Network Administrators, and Database Administrators. Throughout the degree, students will have many opportunities to earn several industry leading IT certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, 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.

    IT Jobs are in demand, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics
    • Computer and Information Technology jobs are all over the country
    • Median salaries for IT workers tend to be at least 10K + higher than that of business or finance related fields
    • IT related jobs are expected to grow up to 17% between 2012 and 2022 - faster than the average for all other occupations