Professionals who work in today's technology arena need the skills to successfully manage information resources. Whether the customers of an organization are internal or external, their needs must be met and, in most cases, the bulk of the responsibility lies on the shoulders of information technologists. Students preparing for the "real world" need to know what is expected of them and how they can succeed. Information technology is both strategic and tactical and requires strong skills in many areas. The IT concentration focuses on the fundamental principles and practices necessary for practitioners to succeed in modern information-centric organizations. The student will explore how information systems are used in business, and, more importantly, how the role of information systems has grown as a result of the mobile revolution. The concentration builds an unparalleled foundation for tomorrow's IT managers by providing meaningful examples of real projects and applying the lessons they teach to a sound framework in IT management.
The Computer Science – Information Technology degree program is available online. Online programs have the same content and curriculum as traditional on-campus programs. All coursework, including lectures, assignments, and exams, is available through the Canvas online learning system.
Online programs are asynchronous, which means there are no specific times you must be online. Professors and other instructors are available during virtual “office hours” for discussion. The programs are designed to allow you to focus on two courses in eight-week terms.
As an online student, you may be eligible to transfer credits from other accredited colleges. Learn more about our online program admission requirements.
Students find jobs in the following areas: information technology analyst, database analyst, database administrator, technology risk analyst, support technician, or technology auditor.