Earn an Information Technology Degree
Develop coding and interface skills for the most needed profession of this generation
Our program is one of the few programs in the surrounding area that offers both an associate’s as well as a bachelor's degree in IT. Designed with an application-oriented approach, this program prepares you to take on a variety of IT roles, including local area networking, network management, computer systems administration, user support application programming, website development, database programming, and database management.
At our prestigious Catholic university, you will develop expertise through numerous hands-on activities focusing on the .NET environment and multiple database platforms. This applied approach cultivates the problem solving and analytical skills necessary for developing, managing, and maintaining information resources in today’s global electronic society.
About our Information Technology Program
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
This degree focuses on preparing you to work with a variety of technology and systems.
- Monitor networks and develop softwares
- Analyze computer systems and data communication
- Function as a computer programmer
While earning your Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, you can expect to take courses including Concepts of Computer Hardware, Intro to Programming, Computers in Society, and Web Design and Development. A complete four-year plan of study can be found here.
Associate of Science in Information Technology
This degree focuses on preparing you to perform basic IT system functions.
- Work at a digital software or marketing firm
- Perform data entry or analytical research in various companies and facilities
- Pursue a bachelor’s degree or research study in technology
While earning your Associate of Science in Information Technology, you can expect to take classes including Introduction to Information Technology, Database Management Systems, Concepts of Computer Hardware and Computer Programming 1. A complete two-year plan of study can be found here.
Minor in Information Technology
Interested in supporting your major with a Minor in Information Technology? The required curriculum can be found here.
About Our Faculty
Information Technology Department
Our faculty and staff have the knowledge and experience to help you prepare for a career in information technology. If you need clarification on a class assignment or advice on how to approach your future, you can feel confident that our faculty is available and ready to help.
While pursuing a degree in information technology, you can expect a promising future. Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow a rapid 12% from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. Network systems and data communications analysts are also predicted to be the second-fastest growing occupation in the economy.
A degree in IT will give you the opportunity to work in a variety of fields and specialties related to history. Here are some examples of potential careers and their median salaries:
- Computer System Analyst ($82,710 a year)
- Network Administrator ($75,790 a year)
- Software Developer ($97,990 a year)
- Web Developer ($63,390 a year)
Over the past few years, we have placed and tracked students in 21 internships. Seventeen of these internships have resulted in full-time job offers from Learjet/Bombardier, Koch Industries, Spirit Aerosystems, Via Christi, Agvantis, and NetApp.
Get Involved on Campus
One of the best ways to find success during your college career is to get involved in campus clubs and organizations. Within our information technology program, our students can join the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Club. This organization allows for personal growth, networking, and future career success.
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We think our university is great, but don’t just take our word for it. Hear what some of our previous students have to say about their experience.
"It’s worth the money. I’ll tell you it’s worth the money and the sacrifice to get an education because, in the long run, it represents who you are. When you get that degree it adds value to you as a person."
Freaya Koshy, CLASS OF 2016
"I wouldn’t change it for the world. I had fun. It was a great time and I’ll remember it for the rest of my life."
easton Julian, CLASS OF 2016
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